Kathleen Ossip

Kathleen Ossip is the author of The Do-Over, a New York Times Editors’ Choice; The Cold War, one of Publishers Weekly’s best books of 2011; The Search Engine, selected by Derek Walcott for the American Poetry Review/ Honickman First Book Prize; and Cinephrastics, a chapbook of movie poems. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Best American Magazine  Writing, the  Washington  Post, Paris  Review, Poetry,  The Believer, A Public Space, and Poetry Review (London). She teaches at The New School, NY, and she is the editor of the poetry review website Scout.

  • Doing Sudoku on September 11, 2016 | Mini-Golf

    Confusion hadn’t yet released its poisons
  • No use

    On October 21, 1962, Sylvia Plath wrote one poem that became two.
  • On Sadness | On Beauty

    I noticed something strange and beautiful about the word “sad.”