Kirsten Ihns is a graduate of the poetry MFA program at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has also studied Visual Art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (now part of Tufts University). Her B.A. degrees are in Biological Sciences and English Literature.
Poems can be found or are forthcoming in Bennington Review, Black Warrior Review, BOAAT,The Offing, New Delta Review, The Sonora Review, TAGVVERK, Horsethief, POOL, and elsewhere.
Interview with Black Warrior Review for 2016 poetry contest, judged by Hoa Nguyen
- 2010-2012: T.A. for multiple undergraduate biology courses at the University of Chicago
- 2015-2016: Taught and designed two freestanding General Education in Literature courses at the University of Iowa
- 2016-2017: Taught and designed two freestanding poetry/workshop courses for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa