Katy Lederer

Katy Lederer earned her BA from the University of California-Berkeley and MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. In 1997 Lederer founded the poetry Explosive Magazine and the press Spectacular Books; she edited both ventures until 2007.She is a former editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter and a current poetry editor at Fence Magazine. She serves on the boards of the St. Mark’s Poetry Project and Triple Canopy.

What People are Saying

"What really makes a poem dynamic is not the use of grand gestures. Rather, it is the tones and expressions of the voice that help listeners connect and understand the meaning of a poem."
Angelica Sterling
2017 USVI POL Champ