Catherine Jagoe

Art Discipline: 
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Apr 15, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024

Catherine Jagoe is a British American translator and writer who has published eight books and four chapbooks ranging from poetry, translated fiction and poetry, and feminist literary criticism. She is currently working on a memoir in essays about migration, language, and home. Her debut poetry book Bloodroot won the 2016 Settlement House American Poetry Prize and the Council for Wisconsin Writers’ Edna Meudt award, and her new volume of ecopoetry, Praying to the God of Small Things, is forthcoming in summer 2024 with Kelsay Books. Catherine’s narrative nonfiction received a 2016 Pushcart Prize and a Notable Essay citation in the 2019 Best American Essays, and has appeared in Fourth Genre, Water~Stone Review, Under the Sun, Ninth Letter, TriQuarterly, Flyway and The Gettysburg Review, among other journals. She is a contributor to Wisconsin Public Radio’s Wisconsin Life series.