With her recent passing on March 25, 2021, the world has collectively mourned the loss of one of the greatest authors in our history. It all started here in Oregon, where she took inspiration from her early childhood memories growing up in areas such as Portland and Yamhill.
If you’re of the bookish persuasion (and if you’re reading this blog post, the odds are probably good), you may also be of the mappish persuasion: when you pick up a book and discover it contains a map, a little piece of you erupts in excitement over this double-page spread that promises a literary quest is waiting inside.
by Kait Heacock I don’t read much poetry, which is why I believe I’m uniquely qualified to talk about Portland poet Sid Miller’s 2009 collection Dot-to-Dot, Oregon. I say this because this is not a book meant only for other poets or one to be relegated to the hear-a-pin-drop silence of a poetry reading. This […]