Katherine Lawrence is the author of three books of poetry, Never Mind (Turnstone Books: 2016), Lying to Our Mothers (Coteau Books: 2006), and Ring Finger, Left Hand (Coteau Books: 2001).

A young adult novel-in-verse, titled Stay, was released by Coteau Books in the spring of 2017.

She is also the author of two chapbooks: Split-ends (Jackpine Press: 2005) and Start with the Answer (gritlit Press: 2009).

Among other awards and honours, Never Mind was nominated for the 2016 Book of the Year by Saskatchewan Book Awards, and also for the Saskatoon Book Award. Previously, Katherine's work has received Best First Book, Saskatchewan Book Awards; City of Regina Writing Award; the John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award, and Lying to Our Mothers was a finalist for a Saskatchewan Book Award. Her poems have been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2010 and in Nelson English Grade 10 Academic Edition and Elements of English 12 by Harcourt Canada.

Katherine lives in Saskatoon with her husband. Together they have raised two daughters.



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Coteau Books, 2017

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Turnstone Books, 2016

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Coteau Books, 2006

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Coteau Books, 2001


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