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Kathryn Waring

Visiting Lecturer
CL 435

Kathryn Waring is an essayist and multimedia storyteller whose work has appeared in American Literary Review, The Rumpus, and gravel, among other literary magazines. She’s a recent graduate of the MFA program at Pitt, where she taught courses in both the Creative Writing and Composition programs, including Intro to Audio Storytelling, Intro to Journalism & Nonfiction, and a social justice-themed Seminar in Composition class. While in the MFA, she gained experience composing photo, audio, video, and 360 video essays. She also served as Editor-in-Chief of Hot Metal Bridge and helped produce the journal’s interview podcast, [in brackets]. Katie’s received grants from the Department of English, International Studies Fund, European Studies Center, and Nationality Room program for her research. Currently, she is a Visiting Lecturer in the department and is at work on her first book, which combines archival documents, photographs, and interviews to examine the history of America’s first epileptic colony alongside her own family’s experience with epilepsy.

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