Catherine Strisik

Poet. Editor. Teacher.

Poet Laureate Taos, NM 2020-2021

Catherine Strisik, poet, teacher, editor, Taos, New Mexico’s Poet Laureate 2020-2021; recipient of 2020 Taoseña Award as Woman of Impact based on literary contribution; is author of Insectum Gravitis (finalist New Mexico/AZ Book Award in Poetry 2020); The Mistress (awarded New Mexico/AZ Book Award for Poetry 2017); Thousand-Cricket Song, manuscript Aikaterina,(semi-finalist, Philip Levine Prize in Poetry, 2021), and manuscript- in- progress, Dear Unholy. She is co-founder and co-editor of Taos Journal of International Poetry & Art, is a Pushcart nominee, and has over 30 years of publications with poetry is translated into Greek, Persian, and Bulgarian.