Kathleen Balma is the author of From Your Hostess at the T&A Museum (Black Spring Press Group 2022). Her poems have appeared in Best New Poets 2020, Montreal International Poetry Prize: Global Poetry Anthology 2015, Pushcart Prize XXXVII, and many other publications. Her awards include a Fulbright grant in Spain, a writer-in-residence fellowship at Rivendell Writers’ Colony, and scholarships for Sewanee Writers’ Conference and Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference. She works at New Orleans Public Library, where she founded Virtual Creative Writing Workshop--a free writing group for residents of Orleans Parish. Find her at <kathleenbalma.com>.
Sect Poetics: Poets Raised in Religious Subcultures