Kathryn Nuernberger

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.

  • THE INVENTION OF FIRE

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