Current Residents

Sue Ann Higgens

Sue Ann Higgens is a writer and educator from the Pacific Northwest. She works in fiction, lyrical prose and poetry and hopes to add joy and exuberant observation to the world.

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Minka Wallace

Minka Wallace is a Portland-based artist, educator, and activist. She completed a Bachelor of Arts at Portland State University in 2005 and will finish a Masters in Education from Concordia in 2020. In 2012 she founded the Olivia Darlings a landbased synchronized...

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Abigail R. Dockter

Abigail R. Dockter is a writer and researcher based in Tucson, Arizona. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and has done botany and archaeology work from the high plains to the Southwest. She has facilitated workshops in both academic...

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Izzy Cho

Izzy Cho is an interdisciplinary artist with a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Oregon in 2019. Cho focuses on representing the domestic space within a personal Korean-American landscape. Exhibitions include BFA thesis show “In Plain Sight” and solo show “I...

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Kim Stafford

Kim Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, where he has taught writing since 1979. He is the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures...

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David Poulshock

David Poulshock is a Northwest filmmaker whose projects have won over 90 awards, including 9 national Telly Awards in 2015 alone. His work includes TV commercials and corporate films; the best-selling WEE SING series for Universal Home Video; the groundbreaking public...

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Allyn Gaestel

Allyn Gaestel is a writer interested in human dignity and complexity. Her home is in Lagos, Nigeria. She works internationally. She has published widely. She also makes photographs and has exhibited internationally.

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Susan Charnley

Susan Charnley is a Research Social Scientist with the USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Oregon. As an environmental anthropologist, her research focuses on natural resource use and management among rural producers, and the...

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