Katie Farris is a poet, writer of hybrid forms, and translator. She is the author of Standing in the Forest of Being Alive (Alice James Books, April 2023). Farris is also the author of the chapbook, A Net to Catch My Body in its Weaving, which won Chad Walsh Poetry Award from Beloit Poetry Journal, and of boysgirls (Tupelo Press). She also is the award-winning translator of several books of poetry from the French, Ukrainian, Chinese, and Russian, including Gossip and Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poems and Prose. Her awards include The Pushcart Prize, Orison Prize, and Anne Halley Prize from Massachusetts Review. In addition to her poetry and translations, Farris also writes prose about cancer, the body, and its relationship to writing, such as in her recent, widely circulated essay in Oprah Daily.

Katie Farris will teach the Generative Community Workshop, which is free and open to the public.