Kathryn Levy

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Kathryn Levy

Genre: Writer

Website:
http://www.losingthemoon.com

Biography: 

Kathryn Levy is the author of the poetry collection, Losing the Moon (Canio’s Editions, 2006) and The Nutcracker Teacher Resource Guide (New York City Ballet Education Department, 1996), a guide to poetry instruction. Her poetry and reviews have appeared in various journals including Provincetown Arts, The Seattle Review, The Southampton Review, The Manhattan Poetry Review, Blink, The East Hampton Star, and the Italian journal Lo Straniero, as well as the anthologies The Light of City and Sea (Street Press, 2006), We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon (Interlink Press, 2007), and Adventures in the Spirit (Ohio State University Press, 2007). In 2013, a musical setting of her poetry, Only Air, by Dennis Tobenski, will be performed by the Illinois State University Orchestra. She has been a multiple nominee for the Pushcart Prize and received writing fellowships from Yaddo, Blue Mountain Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ragdale Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, and Cummington Community of the Arts. Her readings include appearances at the Harvard Club of Boston,  KGB Reading Series, The Bowery Poetry Club, Barbes Reading Series, Canio’s Books, John Jermain Library, and Southampton College Public Radio. Ms. Levy was founding director of The Poetry Exchange and the New York City Ballet Poetry Project, two poetry-in-the-schools organizations. She is the poetry editor of Dahse Magazine.