CCC English Department Welcome to the English Department We are known around campus for our innovative, student-centered teaching methods. Our ensemble of full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all genres of writing —-poetry, fiction, drama and non-fiction. We keep in mind the universal application of what we teach, and we teach with a view towards students' lifelong learning. We help students be creative. We enrich their lives. Compose Creative Writing Conference, May 2, 2015 This exciting annual event features workshops for writers in all genres, from fiction and poetry, to songwriting, digital storytelling, and more. Presenters and special guests include screenwriters Gill Dennis (Walk the Line) and Rafael Alvarez (The Wire); National Book Award-winning poet Mary Szybist; Diana Schutz of Dark Horse Comics; Jeff Baker, film and literary critic for The Oregonian; and award-winning authors Willy Vlautin and Kevin Sampsell. Workshops are $5 each, with lunch and keynote address available for $10. Sign up now at the CCC Compose Eventbrite site. For more information, contact Sue Mach, English Department Chair: email@example.com. Associate of Science English Degree This academic year (2014-15) we're excited to offer a new opportunity for students interested in pursuing English at the four-year university level. The Associate of Science English Degree allows students to choose what they're passionate about from one of four focus areas:English Literature, Creative Writing, Comics or Publishing. If you have questions about the degree or would like additional information, contact Sue Mach, English Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org Department Highlights We support a broad range of writing events and activities, including the CCC Writers' Club and Chrysalis Women Writers Group, which meet weekly during fall, winter and spring terms. Additionally, English faculty work closely with students to publish a highly-regarded national journal, The Clackamas Literary Review Visit CCC's Writing Clubs for more information.