Joy Katz was trained in industrial design.
The recipient of a Wallace Stegner fellowship at Stanford and the
Nadya Aisenberg fellowship at The MacDowell Colony, she is co-editor
with Kevin Prufer of the anthology Dark Horses:
Poets on Lost Poems (forthcoming from University of Illinois
Press) and a senior editor at Pleiades. Her first book, Fabulae,
won the 2002 Crab Orchard Award (Southern Illinois
University, 2002) and was reviewed in the fall, 2003, issue
of Blackbird. Recent work appears in Ploughshares, 3rd
The Hat, Verse, Indiana Review, McSweeney's,
and The Best American Poetry 2003. She lives in Brooklyn,
New York and teaches
at The New School.