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Kathryn Levy is the author of the poetry collections, Reports (New Rivers Press), a finalist for the 2014 Midwest Book Award, and Losing the Moon (Canio’s Editions), as well as The Nutcracker Teacher Resource Guide (New York City Ballet Education Department), a guide to poetry instruction.  Her work has appeared in various journals including The Progressive, Slate, Cimarron Review, Provincetown Arts, Vox Populi, and Hanging Loose, among others, as well as the anthologies The Light of City and Sea, We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon, and Adventures in the Spirit. Her work has been set to music by composers Scott Wheeler and Dennis Tobenski. 

Levy has received numerous writing fellowships, including awards from MacDowell, Yaddo, the Blue Mountain Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ragdale Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, and Cummington Community of the Arts. She was founding director of The Poetry Exchange and New York City Ballet Poetry Project, two poets-in-the-schools organizations. She has taught poetry to public school students throughout New York and conducted courses in literature, film, theater and arts education for numerous schools and cultural institutions. She lives in Sag Harbor, NY.