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.

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Poet

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.

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artist

Christopher Mooney is a painter contributing to the visual documentation of urban landmarks in Portland.


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artist

Roger Peet is an artist and printmaker living in Portland showcasing the crises of biodiversity and capitalism.

Artist

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.


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Artist

Heather Fortner is a Toledo artist specializing in gyotaku fish printing.

Poet

Aranya Dong is an English teacher in Henan, China who is teaching Chinese in West Linn on sabbatical.