Katherine O'Hara received an MFA with Distinction from UNCW and is a Tin House Workshop alumna. She is the communications director for the NC Writers' Network—the state’s oldest and largest literary arts services organization devoted to writers. She also reads prose for Electric Literature and evaluates manuscripts for Hub City Press. She has worked formerly for Beloit Poetry Journal, Ecotone, and Lookout Books. She has volunteered formerly as marketing manager of Longleaf Review and prose reader at storySouth.
Among others, Katherine's writing has appeared in Hayden's Ferry Review, NELLE, Artemis Journal, and YES POETRY. As far as writing, she is revising her hybrid novel that features poetic interpretations of grief in rural Louisiana, where her family is from. The excerpt 'More Filling than Berries' from the novel has been translated into Italian for Edizioni Black Coffee’s website and discussed on their podcast.
Can memory be an arrival? am i trying to recreate you?