Katherine Indermaur is a poet, writer, and environmental advocate. Tommy Pico recently selected her poem “Girl Descends Asunder” as the winner of the Black Warrior Review 2019 Poetry Contest, and she was recently named a runner-up in the 92Y’s Discovery Poetry Contest by judges Jericho Brown, Paisley Rekdal and Wendy Xu. Her chapbook Pulse was published by Ghost City Press in 2018. Her poems, essays, and articles have appeared in Alpinist magazine, Bad Pony, Breakwater Review, Calamity, Entropy, Frontier Poetry, Ghost Proposal, the Hunger, Muse /A Journal, New Delta Review, Oxidant|Engine, Poetry South, Pulpmouth, Range magazine, Voicemail Poems, and elsewhere. Currently, she is an editor for Sugar House Review and the development associate for the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance. She earned her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill in English, and her MFA from Colorado State University in creative writing, where she worked as the managing editor for Colorado Review. She was also awarded the 2018 Academy of American Poets Prize while at CSU.
Katherine has taught creative writing at Colorado State, Duke University’s Talent Identification Program, and through several volunteer programs in local public schools. She’s also worked as an editor for Alpinist magazine. She enjoys rock climbing, cooking, eating/drinking, traveling, skiing, hiking, camping, and spending time outside with her husband and shelter mutt around their home in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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