I am a poet, essayist, and editor, but mostly I like to wander and poke around with words. This site is a way to connect with readers and writers, to share current projects, up-coming publishing & reading news, and links to the wider writing community.
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Kristin Berger was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised in the surrounding suburbs, with time spent in the lakes and woods of Northern Michigan. She received a BA in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University, and moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1994. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two children, and hosts a summer poetry reading series at her neighborhood farmers market.
Kristin is the author of How Light Reaches Us: Poems, available from The Aldrich Press, March 2016, and a poetry chapbook, For the Willing (Finishing Line Press, 2008). From 2009-2011, she was a member of the VoiceCatcher Editorial Collective, a nonprofit community that connects, inspires and empowers women writers and artists in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area, and co-edited VoiceCatcher 6 (2011) with Toni Partington. Her work has been published widely, received awards and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Oregon Book Award.