Katie Peterson

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Position Title
Professor of English

210 Voorhies
Office Hours
Tuesdays 10-12, Thursdays 10-12, and by appointment


B.A. Stanford (1996)
Ph.D. Harvard (2006)

Katie Peterson is the author of six collections of poetry, including the forthcoming Fog and Smoke (2024). The Accounts (2013) was the winner of the 2014 Rilke Prize from the University of North Texas. A Piece of Good News (2019) was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award. Life in a Field (2021) won the Omnidawn Open Book Prize. Her edition of the Brief Selected Poems of Robert Lowell was published in 2017. 

Fog and Smoke: Poems

Education & Interests:

  1. Ph.D., English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University
  2. Poetry, Creative Writing, Feminist & Gender Studies, Victorian Literature, Emily Dickinson