Kimberly O'Connor

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Kimberly O'Connor

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Kimberly O’Connor's first book, White Lung, will be released by Saturnalia Books on October 15, 2021. Kim is Lighthouse's Young Writers Program Co-Director, and she received an MFA from the University of Maryland in 2009, where she was a winner of both the Academy of American Poetry student prize and the AWP Intro to Journals contest. She has taught creative writing and literature in middle school, high school, and college classrooms in Colorado, Maryland, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Her poetry has been published in Copper Nickel, Colorado Review, Harvard Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Inch, Slice, storySouth, THRUSH, and elsewhere. 

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Pandemic Writing Project

March 11, 2021

Here at Lighthouse, we’ve noticed that “How are you?” feels like a cruel question these days.

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2020's Nobel Prize in Literature Winner

October 08, 2020

Reading the news that Louise Glück won the Nobel Prize this morning was the