About

Amber Ridenour Walker’s work has appeared in such places as 20 Minutes in Portland: A Special Edition of The Portland Review, Bombay Gin, Gumball Poetry, LEON Literary Review, Wisdom Body Collective, Word Riot, The Clementine Zine, Juniper Literary Review, Pile Press, Jaden (UK), Local Smoke, elimae, ALARM Magazine, Fast Forward580 Split, Tiny Spoon, and The Corvus Review. Her first full-length book, Surfacing, was published by Free Lines Press (France and UK) in August of 2021. Her most recent chapbook, i thought this would be cooler, was published by Bottlecap Press in the autumn of 2022. Three of her chapbooks, Nightbomb (2008), Autobiographical Alley Map (2009), and Smithereens (2011), were published through Nightbomb Press (PDX, OR) and she edited The Nightbomb Review from 2008-2012. Her first two limited-edition chapbooks, Neon Signs of America (2006) and Infatuation vs Entropy (2007) were released through JUB Press, a mid-2000’s, semi-legal Kinko’s caper, under the name “Starlite Motel.” Amber holds an MFA from The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and she currently lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she works as a librarian.

Amber Ridenour Walker’s work has appeared in 20 Minutes in Portland: A Special Edition of The Portland Review; Word Riot; elimae; ALARM Magazine; Fast Forward580 Split, and most recently, Tiny Spoon, The Corvus ReviewThe Clementine Zine, LEON Literary Review, and Bombay Gin. Her book, Surfacing, will be published by Magnolia Press in 2021. Two of her chapbooks, Autobiographical Alley Map and Smithereens, were published through Nightbomb Press, and she edited The Nightbomb Review from 2008-2012. Amber holds an MFA from The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and she currently lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she works as a hairdresser. 

Instagram: @amberridenourwalker

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