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Kathleen Maris Paltrineri is a poet and literary translator from Iowa. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa. She is the recipient of a 2021-2022 Fulbright Fellowship to translate an anthology of contemporary Norwegian poetry. She is also at work on her first full-length collection of poetry with the working title of PSALMS FOR OUR BODY and has poems forthcoming from CALYX and Bennington Review. She is a 2021 Sewanee Writers’ Conference Poetry Scholar. In 2018, she was a Jentel Artist Residency Fellow and a Distinguished Visiting Writer at Cornell College. Previously, she was the Fall Residency coordinator for the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, where she created, edited, and produced Origins: The International Writing Program Podcast (2017 & 2018 Seasons). During the year of the Hayman Fire, she was a Rocky Mountain National Park wildland firefighter.