Walt Curtis (born July 4, 1941) is a poet, novelist and painter from Portland, Oregon. His autobiographical work, Mala Noche (1977), became the basis for Gus Van Sant's 1985 film of the same name. He was the co-founder of the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission. He has written about and championed Oregon literary figures such as Joaquin Miller, Hazel Hall, Frances Fuller Victor, and many others.
Portland Mayor Sam Adams declared July 1–7, 2010 "Walt Curtis Week."
- Angel Pussy (1970)
- The Erotic Flying Machine (1970)wr
- The Sunflower and Other Earth Poems (1975)
- The Mad Bombers Notebook (1975)
- The Mad Poems, The Unreasonable Ones (1975)
- The Roses of Portland (1974, poetry)
- Mala Noche (1977)
- Peckerneck Country (1978)
- Journey Across America (1979)
- Rhymes for Alice Bluelight (1984)
- Salmon Song, And Other Wet Poems (1995)
- Mala Noche: And Other "Illegal" Adventures (1997)