Kathleen Kirk


Author's Bio

Poetry editor for Escape Into Life, past co-editor of RHINO Magazine, past associate editor of Poetry East. Taught English and Creative Writing at DePaul University and Lincoln College.

Publications & Prizes

Feast: Poetry & Recipes for a Full Seating at Dinner (Black Lawrence Press, 2015)
Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place (Sundress Publications, 2014)
An Introduction to the Prose Poem (Firewheel Editions, 2009)
Poem, Revised (Marion Street Press, 2008)
In a Fine Frenzy (University of Iowa Press, 2005)
Spiritual Midwifery (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2019)
The Towns (Unicorn Press, 2018)
ABCs of Women's Work (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2015)
Interior Sculpture: poems in the voice of Camille Claudel (Dancing Girl Press, 2014)
Nocturnes (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2012)
Living on the Earth (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
Broken Sonnets (Finishing Line Press, 2009)
Selected Roles (Moon Journal Press, 2006)
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Prizes won: 

Patricia Dobler Award 2019, Carlow University
Ekphrasis Prize from Ekphrasis Journal, Willow Review Poetry Award

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Normal, IL
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Last update: Feb 16, 2020