Katherine Hoerth

Edinburg, TX 78541

Author's Bio

Katherine Hoerth is the author of three poetry books: a collection titled The Garden, Uprooted (Slough Press, 2012), and two chapbooks titled Among the Mariposas (Mouthfeel Press, 2010) and The Garden of Dresses (Mouthfeel Press, 2012). She received her MFA from the University of Texas Pan American, and currently teaches writing at South Texas College. Katherine's poems have appeared in various journals, including Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Front Porch, and Breakwater Review. She also serves as Assistant Poetry Editor for Fifth Wednesday Journal, in addition to reviewing first books of poetry for BOXCAR. In 2010, Katherine Hoerth received the Nuestra Voz Poetry Prize for border women poets. She lives in Deep South Texas, but can easily be visited online at http://www.katiehoerth.blogspot.com.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Breakwater Review, Cold Mountain Review, Front Porch, Ozone Park, Word Riot
Chapbook: 
Among the Mariposas
(Mouthfeel Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
2010 Nuestra Voz Poetry Prize

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Heart First Into the Forest by Stacy Gnall

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Kiel
Raised in: 
McAllen, TX
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Last updated: Jan 05, 2012