blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Joy Katz was trained in industrial design. The recipient of a Wallace Stegner fellowship at Stanford and the Nadya Aisenberg fellowship at The MacDowell Colony, she is co-editor with Kevin Prufer of the anthology Dark Horses: Poets on Lost Poems (forthcoming from University of Illinois Press) and a senior editor at Pleiades. Her first book, Fabulae, won the 2002 Crab Orchard Award (Southern Illinois University, 2002) and was reviewed in the fall, 2003, issue of Blackbird. Recent work appears in Ploughshares, 3rd Bed, The Hat, Verse, Indiana Review, McSweeney's, and The Best American Poetry 2003. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and teaches at The New School.