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Kathryn Savage

Kathryn Savage’s debut collection, Groundglass: An Essay (Coffee House, 2022), is forthcoming. Her writing has been published by the Academy of American Poets, American Short Fiction, BOMB, Ecotone, World Literature Today, and the anthology Rewilding: Poems for the Environment (Flexible, 2020). She has received support from fellowships and residencies including the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Minnesota State Arts Board, Ucross Foundation, and Tulsa Artist Fellowship. Photo by Melissa Lukenbaugh.


Photo by Magali Pijpers.


Summer 2022 | Columns

A sheet of ground glass is useful for manual focusing in photography. With a ground-glass viewer inserted at the back of some large cameras, the image appears upside down, in vivid detail.