Winter With the Writers

Katie Farris

Katie Farris is the author of BOYSGIRLS and the co-translator of several collections of poetry.

Katie Farris: Reading, On-Stage Interview, and Signing

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Intern Journal

Rollins student Mario Ferrucci recaps Farris’ visit.
Read Recap

Speaker Bio

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Katie Farris is the author of BOYSGIRLS, (Marick Press, 2011). Her work appeared or is forthcoming in various journals, including Virginia Quarterly Review, Verse, Indiana Review, Mid-American Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Green Mountains Review, St. Petersburg Review and many others. She is the co-translator of several collections of poetry, including Polina Barskova’s This Lamentable City (Tupelo Press, 2010) and Guy Jean's If I Were Born in Prague (Argos Books, 2011) as well as the forthcoming Selected Poems of Guy Jean (Marick Press).

Farris has won literary awards for her translations as well as for her teaching. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley and Brown University, where she has taught creative writing. Currently she is the Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Creative Writing at San Diego State University as well as the core faculty member at New England College's low-residency MFA program.