Member News Digest

We love hearing about, passing on news about, and reading about our OPA members having poems published in literary journals, in zines, on web sites, and as a consequence of winning a contest. Please let us know where we can find your most recent publications, and use this page as a guide to the publications where OPA member’s poems appear!

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  • Posted: February 27, 2018

    The Me-an-der-thal Man Diaries

    I have a self published 50 page book of poetry available on Amazon in e-book or hard cover. I am a Wyoming transplant, via California, to this heavenly state called Oregon. My writing includes free verse, traditional, prose and other styles.
    There is whimsical, political, nature and even one for Veterans. Because I am one. I guarantee some amount of enjoyment here!

  • Posted: February 14, 2018

    Nancy Christopherson

    Nancy Christopherson’s recent poems published or forthcoming:
    “A Brighter Light” forthcoming in BARNSTORM JOURNAL (February 16, 2018), online at
    “Water as Much as Anything,” “Greater Good,” “At the Human Test Site,” and “Migrants Immigrants Welcome” forthcoming in the Oregon poets anthology MOMENTS BEFORE MIDNIGHT by Bob Hill Publishing, LLC, edited by Amalie Hill. Expected release early 2018.
    “Veil Nebula” published in the anthology WEAVING THE TERRAIN: 100-WORD SOUTHWESTERN POEMS by Dos Gatos Press, available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and via
    “Instructions for Balance” published in RAVEN CHRONICLES JOURNAL, VOLUME 25, BALANCING ACTS, available on Amazon and via

  • Posted: February 8, 2018

    Alan Contreras Interview

    Member Alan Contreras was featured on the OSU Press blog in January.

  • Posted: February 5, 2018

    Valerie Egan in Dragon Poet Review

    Valerie Egan’s poem “I split the sun like an orange” will appear in the Winter / Spring 2018 Issue of Dragon Poet Review, with an anticipated release of mid-February 2018.

  • Posted: January 26, 2018

    Bruce Parker in Common Ground Review

    Bruce Parker’s poem “Survival” will appear in the Summer/Fall issue of Common Ground Review from Western New England University.

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