KRISTIN BERGER is the author of the poetry collection How Light Reaches Us (Aldrich Press, 2016), and a poetry chapbook, For the Willing (Finishing Line Press, 2008), and was co-editor of VoiceCatcher 6: Portland/Vancouver Area Women Writers and Artists (2011). Her long prose-poem, Changing Woman & Changing Man: A High Desert Myth, was a finalist for the 2016 Newfound Prose Prize. Kristin is the recipient of writer residencies from Playa and OSU’s Spring Creek Project, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Camas, Cirque, Passages North, Terrain.org, and Wildness. A Detroit-native, Kristin has lived in Portland for 22 years and is co-host of a poetry series at the Lents International Farmer’s Market. More info at www.kristinberger.me.