Kristin Berger

Kristin Berger is the author of six poetry collections, including Changing Woman, Changing Man: A High Desert Myth (Nightjar Press, 2022). Refugia (Persian Pony Press, 2019), Echolocation (Cirque Press, 2018), How Light Reaches Us (Aldrich Press, 2016), and Earthwork, forthcoming from The Poetry Box in August, 2022. Recipient of residencies from Playa, OSU’s Shotpouch, H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, and Starkey Experimental Forest and Range, Kristin’s work is influenced by all Pacific Northwest’s wild and interconnected landscapes. A former member of the women-identified editorial collective, VoiceCatcher, and co-host of The Lents Farmers Market Poetry Series, Kristin believes in the resiliency and impact of art and writing through, and sustained by, community. Kristin lives in Portland, Oregon, More at