21st Apr 2013
dawn thompson Portland writer

Writing and Sacred Spaces: Dawn Thompson, Portland, Oregon

"I have come to believe that the 'fiction' which arises from my imagination holds as much 'truth' as my lived experiences." ~Dawn Thompson, poet, Portland, Oregon, USA

21st Apr 2013

Dorianne Laux: “All Poetry is Preparation for Death”

"Poetry allows us access to the quotidian mysteries. It allows us to revere the miracle of our lives as we live them, so that when death comes, we’ll be grateful." ~Dorianne Laux, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

21st Apr 2013

Judith Barrington ~ memoirist, poet, essayist; Portland, Oregon

“When I think of how women are portraying ourselves, I tend to think in terms of memoir, which is my primary focus as a writer now..." -- Judith Barrington

20th Apr 2013
Paulann Petersen

Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen: Writing Your Understory

Think of a month of the year that resonates deeply with you. (A time of the year when you are particularly attuned to an abundance of strong sensual details.) Write that month down...