DES PASSANTES | GER KILLEEN
Ger Killeen is the author of several books of poetry including A Stone That Will Leap Over The Waves’(Trask House); ‘A Wren, winner of the Bluestem Award; and Signs Following’and Blood Orbits’both from Parlor Press, and JuárOz. His work has been anthologized in From Here We Speak: Oregon Poetry (OSU Press), and in‘American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie-Mellon University Press). Killeen is a winner of the 2006 Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Poetry. He is the poetry editor at The Habit of Rainy Nights Press in Portland, Oregon, and teaches at Marylhurst University. Beyond his literary interests he is an avid hiker, backpacker and amateur naturalist. He blogs at headlandia.blogspot.com and is currently working on web-enhanced text-image poems and VR textual engagements. He is a 2018 Google Developer Challenge scholar.