Kathy Fagan Grandinetti

Kathy  Fagan Grandinetti

Kathy Fagan Grandinetti



464 Denney Hall
164 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Creative writing (poetry)


  • PhD, English, University of Utah
  • MFA, Poetry, Columbia University

Kathy Fagan is the author of six books of poems, most recently Sycamore, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award in 2018. Her new book drops with Milkweed Editions in September 2022. Her other work includes The Raft, a National Poetry Series Award Winner; MOVING & ST RAGE, winner of the 1998 Vassar Miller Prize for Poetry; The Charm (2002); and LIP (2009). Her poems have been widely anthologized and her work has appeared in such publications as Poetry, The Paris Review, FIELD, The Kenyon Review, Slate, Ploughshares, The New Republic, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, River Teeth, The Missouri Review and The Nation. She is the recipient of Fellowships in Poetry from the NEA, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, The Frost Place and the Ohio Arts Council. Current director and co-founder of Ohio State's MFA program, she continues to serve as advisor to The Journal for which she and Michelle Herman were awarded the 2004 Ohioana Award for Editorial Excellence. Fagan is also series co-editor for The Ohio State University Press/The Journal Wheeler Poetry Prize.

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