Katherine O'Hara received an MFA with Distinction from UNCW and is a Tin House Workshop alumna. She is a freelance literary marketer, contracting for the Macmillan Speakers Bureau (Macmillan Publishers) among others. She also reads prose for Electric Literature.
Katherine received a notable in Best American Essays 2023 and her writing has appeared in the Hayden's Ferry Review, NELLE, Artemis Journal, and YES POETRY among others.
She has worked formerly, in various capacities, for Beloit Poetry Journal, Ecotone, Lookout Books, and Hub City Press. She has volunteered formerly as marketing manager of Longleaf Review and prose reader at storySouth.
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?