The Poetry Project

Kate Durbin

Kate Durbin is standing facing away from the camera, with her face visible in profile, wearing a cutoff denim vest with an illustrated tabloid cover on the back.

Kate Durbin is a Los Angeles-based artist and writer, whose books of poetry include Hoarders (Wave Books), E! Entertainment (Wonder), and The Ravenous Audience (Akashic). Her digital poetry app, ABRA, won the Turn on Literature Prize for Electronic Literature in Europe. In 2017, and again in 2020, she was the Arts Queensland Poet-in-Residence. Kate's artwork has been shown nationally and internationally, and has been featured in The New York Times, Art in America, Art Forum, and elsewhere.