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Catherine Pierce

Catherine Pierce is the current Poet Laureate of Mississippi and the author of four books of poems, most recently Danger Days (Saturnalia, 2020). Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, the New York Times, The Nation, the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series, and elsewhere, and has won two Pushcart Prizes. She co-directs the creative writing program at Mississippi State University.