The McMinnville News-Register doesn’t miss much of what goes on in the Yamhill Valley, and I’m delighted to have had a conversation with veteran reporter Starla Pointer. She wrote this lovely profile, and I’m grateful!
Anna Keesey is a graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Her work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including Best American Short Stories. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and has held residencies at MacDowell, Bread Loaf, Yaddo, and Provincetown. Keesey teaches English and creative writing at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.