Kathryn Savage | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Kathryn Savage

Portrait of Kathryn Savage


Assistant Professor
MFA, Bennington College
MFA, University of Minnesota
BA, New School University

Kathryn Savage’s Groundglass: An Essay (Coffee House Press), explores topics of environmental justice and links between pollution and public health. Her recent research and teaching interests include intersectional feminist responses to climate crisis, socially-engaged interdisciplinary collaborations, and the porous boundary between self and environment.

She is a recipient of the Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize, and her work across forms has been supported by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Jerome Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, Ucross Foundation, and Tulsa Artist Fellowship. Recent writing appears in American Short Fiction, Ecotone Magazine, VQR, BOMB Magazine, World Literature Today, and the anthology Rewilding: Poems for the Environment.