Kathryn Hunt is a poet and filmmaker and makes her home on the coast of the Salish Sea. Her poems have appeared in The Sun, Rattle, Radar, Orion, the Missouri Review, the Carolina Quarterly, Writer’s Almanac, and Narrative. Her first collection of poems, Long Way Through Ruin, was published by Blue Begonia Press. She made documentary films for many years, and her film No Place Like Home premiered at the Venice Film Festival, in Italy. She’s currently at work on a memoir, Why I Grieve I Do Not Know. She’s worked as a waitress, shipscaler, short-order cook, bookseller, printer, food bank coordinator, filmmaker, and freelance writer. 





If writing is thinking and discovery and selection and order and meaning, it is also awe and reverence and mystery and magic.

— Toni Morrison