Invited Authors & Artists
Every year Honoring Our Rivers features a selection of works from professional Pacific Northwest artists, poets, and writers. Below are the invited authors and artists from the 2017 issue.
Paulann Petersen is an Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita with six full-length books of poetry.
Story teller & Author
Susan Strauss is internationally recognized as a storyteller and keynote speaker based in Bend.
Christopher Mooney is a painter contributing to the visual documentation of urban landmarks in Portland.
Roger Peet is an artist and printmaker living in Portland showcasing the crises of biodiversity and capitalism.
Charlie Tellessen is a fused glass artist in Troutdale with a background in chemical engineering.
poet & artist
Marilyn Stablein is an award-winning poet, essayist, fiction writer and artist based out of Astoria.
Heather Fortner is a Toledo artist specializing in gyotaku fish printing.
Aranya Dong is an English teacher in Henan, China who is teaching Chinese in West Linn on sabbatical.