The VPR Poem of the Week is Amanda Auchter’s “Photograph, April 1956,” which appeared in the Fall/Winter 2005 issue (Volume X, Number 2) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.
Amanda Auchter’s writing has appeared in Antietam Review, Blue Unicorn, The Homestead Review, Pennsylvania English, Willow Review, Writer's Journal, and others. She is the author of The Wishing Tomb, winner of the 2012 Perugia Press Prize, The Glass Crib, winner of the 2010 Zone 3 Press First Book Award for Poetry, and the chapbook Light Under Skin. She is the also recipient of the 2004 Howard Moss Poetry Prize.
Tuesday of each week One Poet’s Notes highlights an excellent work by a poet selected from the issues of Valparaiso Poetry Review, except when other posts with news or updates preempt the usual appearance of this item, with the recommendation that readers revisit it.