• Academy of American Poets Award
  • NEA Fellowship
  • The Capricorn Book Award
  • Pablo Neruda Award
  • Grant from the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry
  • Galway Kinnell Poetry Award
  • New Millenium Poetry Award
  • Blue Light Book Award
  • Individual Artist Grant from the Iowa Arts Council
  • Residencies at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico and the Ucross Foundation (Wyoming)
  • Two travel grants from the Jerome Foundation (to Cambodia and Newfoundland)
  • Finalist for Minnesota Book Award in 1998 (poetry–translation), 2005 (fiction), and 2006 (non-fiction)
  • Finalist for Kiriyama Prize, 2006 (non-fiction)
  • Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Project grant for “Farming the Ridge,” Southeast Minnesota Arts Commission, 2012
  • Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, 2012
  • 2014 Minnesota Composer-Librettist Studio, Nautilus Music-Theater, St. Paul.

Painting by Lisa Nankivil for "Obsidian Point" Book Cover

Photos of painting, books and other works by Kathy Greden

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