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Kate Northrop

Professor for the Creative Writing Program

M.F.A., University of Iowa

B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Hoyt Hall 340

On Sabbatical 2017/2018


Clean, Persea Books, 2011

Things Are Disappearing Here, Persea Books, 2007

Back Through Interruption, Kent State University Press, 2003

Honors and Distinctions

Fellowships, MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, 2015

Jeannette Haien Ballard Writers Award, 2014

Editor's Choice, New York Times Book Review. January 2008. Things Are Disappearing Here.

Finalist, James Laughlin Award, 2008. Things Are Disappearing Here.

Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Award, 2001. Back Through Interruption.

Runner-Up, Great Lakes New Writers Award, 2003. Back Through Interruption.

Fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002.

Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2003.

Paumanok Poetry Award, 2003.

American Academy of Poets Prize, 1995.

Contact Us

Creative Writing Program

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3269

Fax: 307-766-3189


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