An Inspirational Conversation

For most of my time in graduate school, I was fortunate to hold a part-time job as a writer for student newspaper The Rearguard. I parlayed this opportunity into a way to interview some of the writers in Portland who inspire me. Throughout the summer, I'm going to post some of these memorable interviews, starting… Continue reading An Inspirational Conversation

For Your Consideration: The Portland Women’s Mentorship Program

In the past two weeks, I've had the opportunity to learn from two of the most influential writers living in Portland: Lidia Yuknavitch and Cheryl Strayed. Yuknavitch, author of the recent novel Dora: A Headcase and the heartbreaking (and then heart re-building) The Chronology of Water, sat down with me for a lengthy interview on… Continue reading For Your Consideration: The Portland Women’s Mentorship Program