Amy Miller's writing has appeared in Many Mountains Moving, Northwest Review, Rattle, and Zyzzyva, amont other journals. She has won the Cloudbank Poetry contest, the Whiskey Island Poetry Prize, and the 2010 Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry Competition, judged by Tony Hoagland. She works as a book editor in Ashland and blogs about writing, poetry, and everything else at http://writers-island.blogspot.com/.
Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) has begun to create 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