Walt Curtis is Portland, Oregon’s unofficial Poet Laureate. He has published 15 small-press books, including Mala Noche, which inspired Gus Van Sant’s first film. Curtis is a cofounder of the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, having written about neglected Oregon writers John Reed, Hazel Hall, Jouaquin Miller, C.E.S. Wood, and others. For 35 years, he has […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…