A native of Evanston, Illinois, Kathryn T. S. Bass holds a Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of Denver. Her poetry has appeared in dozens of journals, including American Tanka, The Amherst Review, The Formalist, The Prose Poem, and Quarter After Eight.

Among other honors, Kathryn has received a State of Colorado Artists’ Fellowship and attended juried residencies at Brush Creek Ranch and the Jentel Foundation for the Arts, both in Wyoming. Her three books, Within/WithoutBright Seeds, and The Mysteries, are available through her website. She has taught poetry and creative writing at the University of Denver, The Community College of Aurora, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and in classrooms around Colorado through Think 360 Arts.