Poetry Sampler

Brockman-Campbell reading at NCPS 19 Sept. 2015 photo by Jeanne Julian (2)

Many of KATHERINE E. YOUNG’s poems appeared first in print and online journals before making their way into her full-length collections. She has also written reviews, commentary, and criticism about contemporary English-language poets and poetry, including poetry in translation. In addition, Young has published poetry in translation by dozens of Russian and Russophone writers.

North Carolina Poetry Society Awards Reading, Sept. 2015. 

Photo by Jeanne Julian.

Individual Poems

Poems from Woman Drinking Absinthe (Alan Squire Publishing, 2021)

Woman Drinking Absinthe cover

“The Bear” (Redux; originally published in Prairie Schooner)

“Birdsong” (Valparaiso Poetry Review)

“Leaving Home,” “Soup,” and “Postcards from the Floating World” (Connotation Press: An Online Artifact)

“Enough” and “Soul Food” (Prime Number)

“Planning Your Suburban Affair” (Anomaly)

“A Receipt to Cure Mad Dogs, or Men or Beasts Bitten by Mad Dogs,” and “Nakhla”(Taos Journal of International Poetry and Art)

“Bar at the Folies-Bergère” and “Dénouement” (Arlington Literary Journal, Issue 104. “Bar at the Folies-Bergère” was commissioned by the Washington Shakespeare Theatre, first published in Poets Are Present Anthology; “Dénouement” first published in Subtropics.)

Poems from Day of the Border Guards (University of Arkansas Press, 2014)

Poems from Gentling the Bones (2007)

Bones Cover Shot from Finishing Line

“Butterflies,” “Grandma’s House,” “Grandma at Ninety,” “Mental Hospital,” “V-E Day” (Innisfree Poetry Journal)

“HAZMAT” (video recording; poem originally published in Southern Poetry Review)

 

Uncollected Poems

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“Driving to Juniata” (qarrtsiluni)

“For My Beloved” (Beltway Poetry Quarterly)

“Apology to James Baldwin for Margaret Mitchell and My Father” and “Yamato Road” (About Place Journal)

“Evening Storm, Ballston” (Taos Journal of International Poetry and Art)

“The Moor Browses Books in Baghdad” (“Community Responses to Othello: Katherine E. Young” commissioned by the Washington Shakespeare Theatre and first published in Asides Online)

“Mo(u)rning Poem” (Origins Journal and The Quarry, Split This Rock)

“hush: unbutton sunset” (commissioned for the 2018 Columbia Pike Blues Festival as part of the Arlington Poet Laureate program)

Reviews, Commentary, and Criticism

Katherine E. Young Describes Writing of Occasional Poem “Women’s Work” (Alan Squire Publishing)

“Heart of Spotted Wings: dg nanouk okpik’s Many Ways of Seeing” (Poet Lore)

“Letter to Tolik: Rostov-on-Don, Russia” (On Place)

“The Late Style of Ann Knox:  An Appreciation” (Innisfree Poetry Journal)

Oblige the Light by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka” (The Potomac)

“Lidia Kosk, ed. Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, Szklana góra / Glass Mountain (Loch Raven Review)

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  1. On Place: Katherine Young | Kelly Ann Jacobson

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