Kathryn Nuernberger

Kathryn Nuernberger is the author of the essay collection Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past, which won the 20916Non/Fiction Prize from Ohio State University, as well as two poetry collections, Rag & Bone (Elixir,2011) and The End of Pink, which won the James Laughlin Prize from the Academy of American Poets. A recipient of grants from the NEA, American Antiquarian Society, and Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life, Kathryns teach in the MFA program at University of Minnesota.


    In “Burning of three witches in Baden, Switzerland,” dated to 1585, three women lie on a large pyre watched by a circle of men.