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Katy Didden

  • Genre: Poetry
  • Location: Knight Library Browsing Room
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Date: October 9, 2014

2014 RS DiddenKaty’s first book, The Glacier’s Wake, won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize from Pleiades Press. Her poems and reviews have appeared in such journals as Ecotone, Bat City Review, The Kenyon Review, Image, The Missouri Review, Smartish Pace, Poetry, and the Best New Poets Anthology (2009). She has won the Beulah Rose prize from Smartish Pace, three Dorothy Sargent Awards, and an Academy of American Poets Prize, and her work has been featured on Verse Daily and Poetry Daily.

Her scholarships and residencies include The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Ragdale Foundation, and the Hambidge Center. After earning her PhD, Katy held a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the Micah Program at St. Louis University, and she co-curated the 2012–2013 Observable Reading Series with the poet Rickey Laurentiis for the St. Louis Poetry Center. Most recently, she was a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University (2013–2014).

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