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Katherine Indermaur’s first full-length book, I|I, was selected as the winner of the 2022 Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book Prize by Kazim Ali, and is forthcoming from Seneca Review Books in November 2022. She is also the author of two chapbooks, Facing the Mirror: An Essay (Coast|noCoast, 2020) and Pulse (Ghost City Press, 2018).
Tommy Pico selected her poem “Girl Descends Asunder” as the winner of the Black Warrior Review 2019 Poetry Contest, and she was named a runner-up in the 92Y’s 2020 Discovery Poetry Contest by judges Jericho Brown, Paisley Rekdal, and Wendy Xu. Her writing has appeared in Ecotone, Frontier Poetry, New Delta Review, the Normal School, Seneca Review, and elsewhere.
Currently, Katherine is an editor for Sugar House Review and a communications professional at Colorado State University (CSU). She earned her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill in English with honors, and her MFA from CSU in creative writing, where she was the managing editor for Colorado Review. She was also awarded the 2018 Academy of American Poets Prize while at CSU.
Previously, Katherine taught creative writing and worked as an editor for Alpinist magazine. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband and daughter, where she can often be found rock climbing, hiking, camping, practicing yoga, or setting off her kitchen’s smoke alarm.
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