Jennifer Richter

Jennifer Richter's book Threshold was chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey as winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition; since its publication in 2010, Threshold has been a national bestseller and was selected by Robert Pinsky as an Oregon Book Award Finalist. Richter's work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, and A Fierce Brightness: Twenty-Five Years of Women's Poetry. She was awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship in Poetry by Stanford University, where she taught in the Creative Writing Program for four years. Richter currently teaches for Stanford University's Online Writer's Studio and lives in Corvallis with her children and her husband, the novelist Keith Scribner. Please visit her at

Complete Reading from Mountain Writers Series 2010

Fairy Tale: The Doctor

Recovery 6: The Last Word