Karin Gottshall grew up in Michigan. She earned a BA at Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA at Vermont College. Her first poetry collection, Crocus (2007), won the Poets Out Loud Prize and was published by Fordham University Press. Her poems introduce beautifully strange yet familiar worlds. She lives in Vermont and teaches at Middlebury College.
WhetherAligned with the mechanismwhereby the spirit is borne aloftthrough song comes againthe question: whether.
Haunting and haunted, The River Won’t Hold You interrogates loneliness and loss with quiet insistence.