Katerina Stoykova-Klemer is the author of the bilingual poetry book, The Air around the Butterfly (Fakel Express, 2009), which won the 2010 Pencho’s Oak award, given annually to recognize literary contribution to contemporary Bulgarian culture. Her English language chapbook, The Most was published by Finishing Line Press in 2010. Katerina’s poems have appeared in publications throughout the US and Europe, including The Louisville Review, Margie, Adirondack Review and others. Katerina is the founder and leader of poetry and prose groups in Lexington, Kentucky. She hosts Accents – a radio show for literature, art and culture on WRFL, 88.1 FM, Lexington. In January 2010, Katerina launched Accents Publishing – an independent press for brilliant voices. Accents has published or announced books by local, national and international authors. Katerina holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, and is the recipient of the 2010 Eileen Egan Graduate Student Leadership Award. She serves on the advisory board of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. Katerina has lived in Lexington, Kentucky since 2004.
Publications and Prizes
The Air Around the Butterfly (Fakel Express, 2009)
The Most (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
Adirondack Review, anderbo.com, Barrow Street, inch, Margie, The Louisville Review