Kathy Fagan

Kathy Fagan

Fellow: Awarded 2023
Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Kathy Fagan’s sixth poetry collection is Bad Hobby (Milkweed Editions, 2022), available both in print and audio. Her previous book, Sycamore (Milkweed, 2017), was a finalist for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Award. Fagan’s work has appeared in venues such as The Atlantic, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, Kenyon Review, The Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and Best American Poetry. Recipient of NEA, Ingram Merrill, and Ohio Arts Council grants, in addition to Frost Place and MacDowell residencies, Fagan co-founded the MFA Program in Creative Writing at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where she teaches poetry and co-edits The Journal/OSU Press Wheeler Poetry Prize Series.

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