Margaret Krausse grew up in southern California and attended the University of California at Santa Cruz and Irvine. She then taught French at the college level, travelling to France and England often durning her teaching years. During that time, she published many articles on French fiction. She is retired and lives with her husband Jeff, a photographer. She writes poetry and fiction.
Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) is a comprehensive digital archive of poetry readings that will complement existing print collections of poetry across the state.
"We each carry lines of poetry with us. Words that others have written float back to us and stay with us, indelibly. We clutch these "life lines" like totems, repeat them as mantras, and summon them for comfort and laughter."
-Academy of American Poets