Andrea Hollander

Andrea Hollander’s first published poem appeared in the Winter 1982 issue of The Georgia Review. Her first full-length poetry collection won the 1993 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize; her fourth was a finalist for the 2014 Oregon Book Award. Her many other honors include two Pushcart Prizes (in poetry and creative nonfiction) and two fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. After living in the woods of the Arkansas Ozarks for thirty-five years, she moved to downtown Portland, Oregon, in 2011.


Poem as If Written by the Other Woman

I didn’t know he was married, didn’t know I wasn’t the only one who believed he had landed in my life like an out-of-season blue heron, singular and sunlit  at the edge of a lake, a figure  in a woodblock print, drawing the eye as if he were  the source of everything.  And it seemed […]

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