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Kate Northrop

Professor for the Creative Writing Program

M.F.A., University of Iowa

B.A., University of Pennsylvania

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cuntstruck, C & R Press, 2017

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 

UW Awards

Ellbogen Award for Meritorious Teaching, 2020

Promoting Intellectual Engagement Award, 2019

Contact Us

Creative Writing Program

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3269

Fax: 307-766-3189


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