• PhD, Boston University, United States
  • MA, Boston University, United States
  • BA, Marlboro College, United States


Katherine Hollander Kate Hollander is a poet, historian of modern European intellectual and gender history, and Brecht scholar. She serves as Poetry and Reviews Editor for Consequence Forum and as an Associate Editor for the Waywiser Press. Her poems have been published in or are forthcoming from Salmagundi, Tupelo Quarterly, AGNI Online, Hunger Mountain, and elsewhere. Her first book of poems, My German Dictionary, won the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize in 2019. Publication Highlights Books: • Poetry: My German Dictionary (Waywiser Press, 2019) • As editor, with introduction and notes: Bertolt Brecht, Mother Courage and her Children (Bloomsbury/Methuen Student Edition, 2022) Selected Poems: • "Nulligravida," "Of Hera It Was Said," "Death of a Small College," "On the Impending Death of My Grandmother" in Salmagundi (Fall/Winter 2021) • "Horses (Franz Marc)" and "Die Seele (The Soul)," Hunger Mountain (2016) • "Der Anfang," Literary Imagination, vol. 14, no. 3 (2012) • "The Wounded Soldier," Slate, Aug. 28 (2012) Selected Scholarship: • "'Das Steffinische Sternbild': Brecht's Mitarbeiterin Margarete Steffin in Exile and Memory," New German Critique, Vol. 45, No. 2 (2018) • "Collaboration, Exile, and the Quotidian: Community on the Svendborg Sound, 1933-1939," The Brecht Yearbook, Vol. 41 (2017) • "Brecht and Collaboration: New Directions, New Discussions," Communications of the International Brecht Society, October (2017) • "Bridges and Islands: Community and Karin Michaëlis In and Out of Exile, 1907-1942," in Helga Schreckenberger, ed., Networks of Refugees from Nazi Germany: Continuities, Reorientations, and Collaborations in Exile (Brill-Rodopi, 2016) • "At Home with the Marxes: A Portrait of a Socialist Group in Exile," The Journal of the Historical Society, Vol. X, No. 1 (2010) Selected Review Essays: • "Louder Birds" by Angela Voras-Hills, Sugar House Review (Fall/Winter, 2020) • "Jewel of Anguish: Rachel Eliza Griffiths's Seeing the Body," Tupelo Quarterly Reviews (September 2020) • "But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise" by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, published in Sugar House Review (Fall/Winter 2013) • Georg Trakl's Poems, translated by Stephen Tapscott," Pleiades, Vol. 32, No. 1 (2012) • The Myth of Enigma: On Paul Celan's Schneepart," featured review of Ian Fairley's Celan translations, Pleiades, Vol. 29, No. 1 (2008)