Katy Didden

Katy Didden, PhD ’11
Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Ball State University
PhD ’11

Katy Didden is the author of The Glacier’s Wake, which won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize from Pleiades Press, and was published in 2013. She has published poems in many journals such as Image, Poetry, 32 Poems, and The Kenyon Review, and her work has been featured on Verse Daily and Poetry Daily. She has won a John Ciardi Scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, and a Walter E. Dakin fellowship from the Sewanee Writer’s Conference. After she earned her PhD from Mizzou in 2011, she worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the Micah program at St. Louis University.  From 2013-2014, she was a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University, then served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the MFA Program at the University of Oregon.  She is currently an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Ball State University. Katy served as an alumni representative on the University of Missouri English Leaders Board from 2012-2016."

Link to The Glacier’s Wake:
http://pleiadespress.org/books/the-glaciers-wake/