Author of the article

Karen McPherson is an Oregon poet and literary translator. She is the author of Skein of Light (Airlie Press) and the chapbook Sketching Elise (Finishing Line). She has poems published or forthcoming in The Adirondack Review, Pembroke Magazine, and december, among others. Between 2013 and 2017, she worked as an editor in the Airlie Press poetry collective. Her website is