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Katie Ford Katie Ford

Professor
Office: 0121 ARTS
Phone: (951) 827-5424
E-mail: katie.ford@ucr.edu

 

Katie Ford is the author of Deposition, Colosseum, and Blood Lyrics, all published by Graywolf Press. Colosseum was named among the “Best Books of 2008” by Publishers Weekly and the Virginia Quarterly Review and led to a Lannan Literary Fellowship and the Larry Levis Prize. She completed graduate work in theology and poetry at Harvard University, and, following that, received her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and many other journals. Her teaching interests include international poetry, the lyric tradition, and the shapely creation of poems and poetry manuscripts.