Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press. Her first book is Reading With Oprah (2005), and her poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in the anthologies Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets and The Book of Irish American Poetry: from the 18th Century to the Present. Her essay “Live Nude Girl” appears in Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers (Random House, 2006). That Tiny Insane Voluptuousness, a book of her collaborative poetry written with Elisa Gabbert, is forthcoming in December from Otoliths Books.
Kathleen Rooney’s “Threshold” and “X” (with Elisa Gabbert) appear in Caketrain Issue 05.
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