Creative Writing Faculty

Kathleen Ossip

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Kathleen Ossip’s most recent book of poems, July, was published in June 2021. She is also the author of The Do-Over, which was a New York Times Editors' Choice; The Cold War, which was one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2011; The Search Engine, selected by Derek Walcott for the American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize; and Cinephrastics, a chapbook of movie poems. Her poems have appeared widely in such publications as The Washington Post, The Best American Poetry, The Best American Magazine Writing, The New York Review of Books, The Nation, The New Republic, The Believer, Poetry, Paris Review, and many others. She has received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and she has been a fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.



Read an NPR review of July | NPR/WHYY, February 4, 2021

July Named Among NPR’s Best Books of 2021 | NPR, December 2021



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Program in Creative Writing
New South Building
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