Katie Parry has a MFA from Tyler University and a BA from Kenyon College in Ohio. She is an artist and teacher living in West Philadelphia. She spends her time designing arts curriculum, teaching, and making collaborative animations. She is drawn to things that move because light has moved through them, or pushed up against them, or warmed their faces.
Books mentioned in the interview are Plainwater: Essays and Poetry by Anne Carson, The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner, and The Blazing World by Siri Hustved.