Catherine Barnett

Adjunct Associate Professor

Catherine Barnett has received a James Laughlin Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, and a Pushcart. The author of The Game of Boxes (Graywolf, 2012) and Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Alice James Books, 2004), she teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs at NYU. She is a visiting professor in the Hunter College MFA program, works as an independent editor, and has degrees from Princeton University, where she has taught in the Lewis Center for the Arts, and from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Game of Boxes

Academic Focus: 
  • Poetry
  • Creative Writing
  • The Accursed Questions (Graywolf Press, forthcoming)
  • The Game of Boxes (Graywolf Press, 2012)
  • Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes are Pierced (Alice James Books, 2004)

401C Barnard Hall
(messages: 212-854-2116)

Office Hours: 

Spring 2018
T 9-10 & 12-1:30 & by appt.


M.F.A. in poetry, MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

B.A., magna cum laude, Princeton University.