Kathleen Fraser by Jeannette Montgomery Barron

KATHLEEN FRASER has published more than 15 books, including mixed-genre collections, a chapbook of collaged wall pieces, and an essay collection. Her published works include What I Want (1973), New Shoes (1978), Each Next: narratives (1980), Notes Preceding Trust (1987), when new time folds up (1993), Wing (1995), il cuore : the heart—Selected Poems 1970–1995 (1997), Discrete Categories Forced into Coupling (2004), an movable TYYPE (2011).  She is the founder of the American Poetry Archives, which she created while she was directing the Poetry Center and teaching at San Francisco State University from 1972 to 1992. From 1983 to 1991 she published and edited the journal HOW(ever), which focused on innovative writing by contemporary women. She lives in San Francisco and spends each spring in Rome.