Miranda Schmidt is a writer living in Portland, OR with work in TriQuarterly, Catapult, Electric Literature, Orion, and other journals. Miranda has taught creative writing at the University of Washington, Portland Community College, Portland Literary Arts, and the Loft and is currently at work on a novel.
Lay of the Land
TODAY, I’m watching salmon mating. On the banks of the Sandy River, the naturalist explains that I am looking at a female salmon building a nest, but all I see is Continue reading