Kathryn Winograd

 

Conundrum Press shares its authors' work through its new lit sampler, The Conundrum. Read On White Space and Silence from Phantom Canyon there and the fine work of many of my fellow authors at Conundrum..

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Conundrum Press introduces the first issue of The Conundrum: a sampling of its published books, including Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation


Words on Birds and Nietzsche from Phantom Canyon by THE

Despairing of words for love, which Friedrich Nietzsche described as markers for “something already dead in our hearts,” Kathryn Winograd goes searching for images instead.  . .


Jill Christman on "Bathing"from Phantom Canyon

You know how you remember where you were, who you were with, and what you were doing when you listened to such-and-such a song, maybe for the first time? Like Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” when no doubt you should not have been there, and certainly not with that crowd, under those conditions, in a smoky basement apartment with black lights on Oglethorpe Avenue in Savannah? Right. You do.

This is how it is for me with the first essay I ever heard from what has become Phantom Canyon—“Bathing.”

The Newest from Migrations at 9600 Feet, my year long  series on environmental issues and natural wonders at Beacon, a platform for reader-supported journalism.

from Land Grabs and Gossamer

I have yet to see the spider that the dragline carries through that Keatsian “tender eye-dawn of aurorean love,” and even if I did, I would have to fly downstairs to the cabinet beneath the sink for the jelly jam “spider jar” Leonard keeps handy in both our suburban and mountain kitchens, despite his repeated accusation that I am an “intrepid spider murderer.”

  “Slaughterer of Thousands,” he calls me.

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Kathryn Winograd, poet and essayist, is author of Air Into Breath (Ashland Poetry Series), winner of the Colorado Book Award in Poetry and Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation 
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 email: kathywin@earthlink.net or kathryn.winograd@arapahoe.edu.