Nancy Christopherson lives and writes in eastern Oregon. She is the author of one full-length collection of poetry, The Leaf (2015). Recent work appears in Xanadu Poetry 2016 and in Helen: A Literary Magazine (Fall Issue 2016 and September 23 Friday Night Specials blog). She is currently immersed in three new manuscripts entitled Canyon Poems, While the Moon Floats Ranch, and Lungfish Swallow Me Whole. Visit nancychristophersonpoetry.com.
Photo credit: Mary Nicolson
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