Katherine Gekker

Poet

Author's Bio

Katherine Gekker is the author of In Search of Warm Breathing Things (Glass Lyre Press, 2019). Her poems have appeared in Little Patuxent Review, Delmarva Review, Broadkill Review, Apple Valley Review, and elsewhere. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net.

 

Gekker’s poems, collectively called “…to Cast a Shadow Again,” have been set to music by composer Eric Ewazen. Composer Carson Cooman has set a seasonal cycle of her poems, "Chasing the Moon Down," to music.

 

Gekker was born in Washington, DC. She founded a commercial printing company in 1974 and sold it 31 years later.

 

When not writing, she practices piano.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
In Search of Warm Breathing Things (Glass Lyre Press, 2019)

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Last update: Dec 01, 2019