Catherine Barnett

Catherine Barnett
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Catherine Barnett’s first book of poems, Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced, won the 2003 Beatrice Hawley Award and was published in 2004 by Alice James Books. A 2006 Guggenheim Fellow, she received the 2004 Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, a 2004 Whiting Writers’ Award, and a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have appeared in Barrow StreetGulf CoastThe Iowa ReviewLyricThe Massachusetts Review, and The Washington Post. She lives in New York City and teaches at NYU.

First posted: April 23, 2007

Last modified: April 18, 2016