Biography

Kathryn Winograd won the Colorado Book Award for her first book of poetry, Air Into Breath. Her collection of lyric essays, Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation, was a finalist in the Foreword Reviews 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. She has a collection of creative nonfiction essays, Slow Arrow: Unearthing the Frail Children, forthcoming from Saddle Road Press at the end of 2019.  She is also the author of Stepping Sideways into a Poetry, Scholastic resource book for K12 teachers, and two books on online learning published by McGraw Hill. Her poetry has received three Pushcart Prize nominations and a Special Mention in Pushcart Prize XXXVIII. Individual poems have won the Chautauqua Literary Journal’s Poetry contest on War and Peace and the  Writers Digest Annual Writing Competition for non-rhyming poetry. Her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as TriQuarterly, The Denver Quarterly, The Colorado Review, The Journal, The Antioch Review, Kalliope, The Ohio Review, The Cincinnati Review, Water-Stone, Poets Laureate, Weber Studies andThe New Yorker.  Her creative nonfiction essays have been noted in Best American Essays, and published in journals and anthologies including Arts & Letters, Fourth Genre, Hotel Amerika, River Teeth, The Florida Review, Essay Daily, Puerto del Sol and The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction, 6th edition. She has published numerous articles and essays in publications such as Iris: A Journal Abut Women, Bloomsbury Review, The Herb Companion, Mountain Living, Natural Homes Magazine, Adjunct Advocate, Winds of Change and Converge Magazine, as well as children's stories and poems in Cricket magazine and Shoofly: An Audio Magazine for Children. Winograd has been the recipient of a Colorado Artist Fellowship in Poetry, a Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute Associateship, and a co-winner of a Colorado Endowment for The Humanities Grant. She received her Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Denver and a M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Iowa. Winograd currently is a poetry and creative nonfiction faculty member for Regis University’s Mile-High MFA program. 

Kathryn Winograd´s website is www.kathrynwinograd.com