Bio

Kathryn Rhett’s most recent book, Souvenir, was published in 2014. A collection of poetry, Immortal Village, will be published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in 2018. She is the author of Near Breathing, a memoir, and editor of the anthology Survival Stories: Memoirs of Crisis. Her work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, Harvard Review, Massachusetts Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, River Teeth and elsewhere. The recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship in nonfiction, she is a Professor of English at Gettysburg College. She also teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte, and in the Pan-European MFA at Cedar Crest College.

She is grateful for the photographs featured on the main pages of this website, taken by Haskell Rhett.