Julie Weber is a former Social Work Clinician in private practice in Ashland, Oregon. Her work has appeared in OCHO, Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly, Dark Moon Lilith and Q Review. New poems are forthcoming in Alligator Juniper. She was a Lambda Literary Fellow for the year 2010. She has been a recent finalist in the Oscar Wilde, Chroma, Orlando, Joy Harjo and Alligator Juniper Competitions.
Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) is a comprehensive digital archive of poetry readings that will complement existing print collections of poetry across the state.
"We each carry lines of poetry with us. Words that others have written float back to us and stay with us, indelibly. We clutch these "life lines" like totems, repeat them as mantras, and summon them for comfort and laughter."
-Academy of American Poets