San Pedro River Review 2019

I’m not sure I can pinpoint, in words, the precise draw.  Maybe it’s the exquisite cover imagery of light, dark, moments I want to walk through.  Maybe it’s a New Mexico thing, another destination I’ve always wanted to visit, but only in winter.  It might be that Naomi Shihab Nye publishes in the the San Pedro River Review and once, a poem of mine was published in the same issue as a poem of hers (!). Whatever it is, I absolutely love when my writing can find a home in the pages of SPRR.  Thank you to editors Jeffrey Alfier and Tobi Alfier (Cogswell) for publishing “Blue-Black Night” in the current issue.  This is my portal to spring.

Author: kerstenchristianson

Kersten Christianson is a raven-watching, moon-gazing, high school English-teaching Alaskan. She serves as poetry editor of the quarterly journal Alaska Women Speak. Her latest collection of poetry is Curating the House of Nostalgia (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2020). Kersten holds an MFA from the University of Alaska. www.kerstenchristianson.com @kerstenak

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