Kate Farrell


62 White Street, Second Floor
New York, NY 10013

Author's Bio

Of Kate Farrell’s seven books, Sleeping on the Wing: An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing (Random House) and Talking to the Sun, An Illustrated Anthology of Poetry for Young People (Henry Holt) were written with the poet Kenneth Koch. Her other books are Art & Love, An Illustrated Anthology of Love Poetry; Art & Nature: An Illustrated Anthology of Nature Poetry, Art & Wonder, An Illustrated Anthology of Visionary Poetry, and Time’s River: The Voyage of Life in Art & Poetry; all published by Bulfinch Press and illustrated by works from the Metropolitan Museum or The National Gallery of Art.

Farrell has taught at the New York State Poets in the Schools Program and at Columbia University.

Farrell latest book is Visiting Night at the Academy of Longing, a collection of poems published by Lavender Ink in January 2016.

Her work was published in 3 editions of Best Spiritual Writing.

Publications & Prizes

Best Spiritual Writing 2012 (Penguin, 2014)
Speak for the Trees (Marquand Books, 2009)
Best American Spiritual Writing 2008 (Houghton Mifflin, 2008)
Best American Spiritual Writing 2007 (Houghton Mifflin, 2007)
Visiting Night at the Academy of Longing (Lavender Ink, 2016)
Bombay Gin
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Harvard Divinity Bulletin
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Hudson Review
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Mississippi Review
Partisan Review
Poetry Magazine
The Manhattan Review

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Irish American
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Southern Pines, NC
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Last update: May 02, 2016