Katherine Riegel

Katherine Riegel’s latest book, Love Songs from the End of the World (2019), is now available from Main Street Rag Publishing and Amazon. Previous full-length poetry books are What the Mouth Was Made For (FutureCycle 2013) and Castaway (FutureCycle 2010). Her collection of prose poems/short essays, Letters to Colin Firth, won the 2015 Sundress Publications Chapbook Competition. She’s also the author of two books on meditation and a larger life: There’s No Wrong Way: 44 Meditations, and The Manifesto. Katie received her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has taught writing at various colleges, most recently the University of South Florida. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including BrevityThe Offing, Orion, Poets.org, and The RumpusShe is co-founder and managing editor for Sweet: A Literary Confection.