Kathleen McCoy

Poet

SUNY Adirondack 640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804-1126
Phone: 
518-743-2200
Twitter: 

Author's Bio

Kathleen McCoy is a poet and organizer for 100 Thousand Poets for Change. She teaches at an upstate SUNY college and lives with her husband Bob, their daughter, and the cats that own them.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Ringing the Changes (Finishing Line Press, 2019)
,
Green and Burning (WordTech Editions, 2016)
Chapbook:
More Water Than Words (Finishing Line Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

Poetry Fellowship, U of Missouri. Finalist, Book Excellence Awards; Commendation, Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Award; Finalist, Seamus Heaney Poetry Centre Fulbright Award; Long-listed, Fish International Poetry Prize; O'Donoghur Poetry Award; Pallette Poetry Prize; Semi-finalist, Discovery/The Nation Award.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Too many to list, but these days I'm reading Irish contemporary women poets, new American poets, and well established poets like Hirshfield, Harjo, Rich . . . .
What I'm reading now: 
The Carrying by Ada Limon, The Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky, The Selected Levis by Larry Levis

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American, Appalachian, Celtic American, Christian, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Gallipolis, OH
Ohio
Raised in: 
Rio Grande, OH
Ohio
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Last update: Jan 13, 2020