Katharine Whitcomb

Katharine Whitcomb is a third generation Whitcomb living in eastern Washington (grandfather was an entomologist, father was a language teacher). She’s taught creative writing at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington since 2004. Her second full-length collection of poems, The Daughter’s Almanac, was chosen by Patricia Smith as the 2014 Backwaters Prize winner. Her other books include Lamp of Letters (Floating Bridge Press), Saints of South Dakota (Bluestem Press) and The Art Courage Program (Jaded Ibis Press).

 

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