Air Into Breath   (June 2002)


By Kathryn Winograd

ISBN: 0-912592-48-6

Winner of The 2003 Colorado Book Award in Poetry

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Kathryn Winograd's richly lyrical, beautifully descriptive first book of poems charts the passage of a woman caught in the very heart of life, participating in the rhythms of nature, eagerly holding onto what is passing and is past, desperately holding fast to what she most cherishes. Air into Breath is a splendid collection.

- Edward Hirsch


With Air into Breath, Kathryn Winograd announces and enacts new sacraments of transgression.  These poems boldly, dearly cross the borders between humanness and worldliness, ever mindful of the meanings of the crossing.

- Donald Revell


About the Author

Kathryn WinogradKathryn Winograd's Air into Breath (Ashland Poetry Press, 2002) won the 2003 Colorado Book Award in Poetry. Kathryn Winograd holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She has been the recipient of a Colorado Artist Fellowship in Poetry and a Rocky Mountain Women's Institute Fellowship. Her poetry has appeared in numerous literary journals, among them The New Yorker, TriQuarterly, The Denver Quarterly, The Ohio Review, and The Journal.  A previous version of Air into Breath was a runner-up for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Her work has been anthologized in the 1995/1996 Anthology of Magazine Verse, Yearbook of American Poetry and in Wild Song, an anthology by Wilderness magazine published by the University of Georgia Press. She also writes children's poetry, stories and creative nonfiction essays.  Kathryn is a faculty member of Ashland University's low-residency MFA program.

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