Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series: Katie Ford

People Loves Poetry featuring Katie Ford
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 6:30pm
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Katie Ford is the author of four books of poems: Deposition; Colosseum; Blood Lyrics; and If You Have to Go. Blood Lyrics was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and the Rilke Prize. Colosseum was named among the “Best Books of 2008” by Publishers Weekly and the Virginia Quarterly Review and led to a Lannan Literary Fellowship and the Larry Levis Prize.

International invitations to read and lecture include festivals in Tunis, Morocco, Oslo, and Stockholm. She has taught poetry and creative writing for nineteen years around the country including at Loyola University New Orleans, Reed College, Franklin & Marshall College, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, the Community of Writers, and at numerous festivals and residencies.

She teaches at the University of California, Riverside. New work, “Estrangement,” will be featured in the May/June issue of Philadelphia’s American Poetry Review. Katie lived in Philadelphia from 2007 to 2014 and holds it dear as the city in which her daughter was born.

She joins host  Charles S. Carr for an hour of poetry and conversation.





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There are over 50 organizations that promote poetry in the Philadelphia area. They represent every poetry form, ethnic background, age, gender, and community. This series consists of a panel of guest poets and artists discussing the opportunities which their group or organization provides for poets in Philly as well as the themes that influence them. The program is broadcast live on the first Tuesday of each month. The program is free and open to everyone.


Co-Produced by

PhillyCAM and Moonstone Poetry Center

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110A S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107,
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