Kathryn Savage | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Kathryn Savage

Portrait of Kathryn Savage


Visiting Faculty
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 teaches in both the liberal arts and MFA departments at MCAD, and in Augsburg University's low-residency MFA program, and is a recipient of the Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize. Her work across forms has been supported by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Minnesota State Arts Board, Ucross Foundation, and Tulsa Artist Fellowship, and recent writing appears in American Short FictionEcotone MagazineVQRBOMB Magazine, World Literature Today, and the anthology Rewilding: Poems for the Environment