Nancy Cook, Writing Instructor

Queen Nancy Cook with staff of RAIN Magazine

Nancy Cook with student staff of RAIN Magazine, Spring 2010

Office: Towler 305E

Phone: (503) 338-2335


Nancy Cook teaches writing, literature and serves as faculty advisor for the award-winning RAIN Magazine. She also performs each year at the Astoria Fisher Poets Gathering.  With an MFA in Creative Nonfiction, Nancy loves helping students to find their voice through powerful, persuasive and sometimes comical personal essays. Her teaching schedule includes the required composition courses (WR 121, 122, 123) along with developmental writing (WR 40), literary publications (WR 270), multicultural literature (ENG 220), introduction to literature (ENG 104, 105, 106), poetry writing (WR 242) creative nonfiction (WR 240), and an occasional humanities course (HUM 102, 103). See current schedule below.  A former National Park ranger and Alaska fisheries biologist, Nancy continues to spend summers in McCarthy, Alaska where she directs the annual Wrangell Mountains Writing Workshop.

Fall 2016 Schedule

Last Updated: 
October 9, 2016, 5:20 pm
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