by Katrina Roberts

(New Alchemy Finalist)








Katrina Roberts has published four books of poems: Underdog; Friendly Fire; The Quick; and How Late Desire Looks; and the chapbook Lace, and edited the anthology: Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art & Craft of the Writing Life. Her work appears in collections such as Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Bread Loaf Anthology of New American Poets. Her manuscript LIKENESS, was named a finalist for the PLEIADES VISUAL POETRY SERIES; her graphic poems have been nominated for a Pushcart prize, and appear and are forthcoming in many places including Thrush Poetry Journal, The Ilanot Review, American Journal of Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Root & Star, and Evergreen: Fairy Tales, Essays, and Fables from the Dark Northwest. She writes and makes art in Walla Walla, Washington, where she teaches and curates the Visiting Writers Reading Series at Whitman College, and co-runs the Walla Walla Distilling Company.