Katherine Towler

KATHERINE TOWLER is author of the novels Snow IslandEvening Ferry, and Island Light, and co-editor with Ilya Kaminsky of A God in the House: Poets Talk About Faith. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and graduate degrees in writing and literature at Johns Hopkins and Middlebury College. She has been awarded fellowships by Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, and served as the Bennett Fellow at Philips Exeter Academy. She teaches in the MFA Program in Writing at Souther New Hampshire University and lives in Portsmouth with her husband.

She is the author of:

The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir of Place, Solitude, and Friendship