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News, Reviews, and Interviews

The Tornado Is the World is officially out! Available now through Indiebound, SPD, Barnes & Noble, Amazon.

The Tornado Is the World reviewed in:

San Francisco Chronicle

Chicago Review of Books

Publishers Weekly

The Rumpus

The Tornado Is the World has won the 2017 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Prize.

Catherine’s work has won a 2015 Sustainable Arts Foundation Award.

“The Mother Warns the Tornado” has been made into a short film by Isaac Ravishankara through Motionpoems. Watch it here.

“Relevant Details,” originally published in Pleiades, has been selected by Sherman Alexie for The Best American Poetry 2015.

“Dear Atom Bomb” featured on the PBS NewsHour site.

New interview up at The Normal School.

The Girls of Peculiar has gone into a second printing.

The Girls of Peculiar won the 2013 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Prize.

Review of The Girls of Peculiar in Cerise Press.

Review of The Girls of Peculiar in the The Kenyon Review.

Review of The Girls of Peculiar in Diode.

Interview (plus review and poems) on Poem of the Week.

Interview on the Prairie Schooner blog.

Famous Last Words has been featured on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Off the Shelf podcast: Curtis Fox interviews Jeff Gordinier, who discusses his poetry obsession and reads a couple of poems from FLW.