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Katy Gurin

Author of the poetry collections

Many-Splendored

Fishes

and

Galore

Books

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Common Birds of the Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center

(2012)

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Many-Splendored Fishes

(Seeking Publication)

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Galore

(In progress)

 
 

Publications

Two Poems

Paintings of Flowers by Morris Graves

Paleozoic Plate Tectonics

Elegy for Suzanne Nash Gurin

Guess Who

One Story Leaving, Decommissioning the HBPP, and Wedgewood

from Guess Who

After Lily Simonson's Party of Yetis

Wedgewood

New Volunteers

BIO

Katy earned her B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Humboldt State University in 2011 and her MFA in poetry from UC Riverside in 2019. She has worked as an engineer on projects throughout California, including the restoration of Wishon Quarry, the decommissioning of the Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant, and the removal of San Clemente Dam.

She is a recipient of the Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholarship to attend the 2019 Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference, and she received a fellowship from UC Riverside to attend the 2019 Community of Writers conference. Her first book, Many-Splendored Fishes, was a finalist for the 2019 Hillary Gravendyk prize. She co-founded the climate activist groups 350 Riverside and 350 Humboldt. She lives in Eureka, CA.

 
 

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