Kathleen Maris Paltrineri

CTGL Center Coordinator

Kathleen Maris Paltrineri is a poet and literary translator. She holds an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa (2021) and an MFA in Poetry from the University of New Hampshire (2013). Previously the CLAS Postgraduate Visiting Writer of Literary Translation, she has also taught creative writing and literature at the University of Iowa, creative writing at Cornell College, and English as a Second Language at the University of New Hampshire. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a Lois Roth Endowment Award, and a Stanley Graduate Award for International Research. Her translation of Norwegian poet Kristin Berget’s og når det blir lyst blir det helt fantastisk is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press. For her own poetry, Paltrineri has received scholarships and residencies from USF Verftet, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and Jentel Artist Residency. Her poems are forthcoming from Bone Boquet and are currently on exhibit at Neue Galerie Berlin as part of Traces, a group show of Arctic Circle Residency participants.