Kathleen Driskell

MFA in Writing Program Spalding University
Louisville, KY 40203
502 585-9911

Author's Bio

Award-winning poet and teacher Kathleen Driskell serves as the Associate Program Director of Spalding University’s brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program in Louisville, Kentucky, where she is Associate Professor of Creative Writing. In addition to Seed Across Snow, she is the author of one previous book of poetry, Laughing Sickness (in its second printing), and the editor of two anthologies of creative writing. Her poems have appeared in many nationally known literary magazines including North American Review, The Southern Review, and The Greensboro Review. Kathleen lives with her husband and two children in an old country church built before The American Civil War.

Publications and Prizes

Laughing Sickness
(Fleur-de-lis Press, 1999)
, Seed Across Snow
(Red Hen Press, 2009)
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Kathleen Driskell has received grants and prizes including awards from the Kentucky Arts Council, Kentucky Foundation for Women, AWP, and Riverstyx.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Valeria's Last Stand by Marc Fitten
National Anthem by Kevin Prufer
Where a NIckel Costs a Dime by Willie Perdomo
Clay and Star: Contemporary Bulgarian Poets by Lisa Sapinkopf & Georgi Belev (eds.)
Otherwise Obedient by Carol Potter

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Kentucky, KY
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Last updated: Feb 20, 2009