Katherine McCord has two books of poetry—Island and Living Room (prose poems); a lyric essay memoir, My CIA; a poetry chapbook, Muse Annie; and a literary memoir, Run Scream Unbury Save. My CIA was named a top ten book of 2012 by R.A.L.P.H., added to their ongoing list of Great Nonfiction reads, and won a Baker Artist Award and a Hoffer Legacy Award. Katherine has been published in many literary magazines, such as American Poetry Review. She has an MFA in Poetry Writing and an MA in Poetry Writing. In 2011 and 2014, she won Maryland Individual Artist Awards (state grants in creative writing/poetry). Her most recent book, Run Scream Unbury Save, won the Autumn House Press Open Book Award in Creative Nonfiction, judged by Michael Martone. She has been teaching college Creative Writing for a wonderfully long time.