Katherine E. Young is the author of Woman Drinking Absinthe and Day of the Border Guards and editor of Written in Arlington. She is also an award-winning translator of Russian-language poems and prose. In 2016, Young was selected as the inaugural poet laureate of Arlington County, Va.

Published Works

Woman Drinking Absinthe
Day of the Border Guards
Written in Arlington, editor


Worlds Within Words: Poetry

Hear poets Nin Andrews (The Last Orgasm), Sandra Beasley (Made to Explode), Vijay Seshadri (That Was Now, This Is Then), and Katherine E. Young (Woman Drinking Absinthe) read from their …

April 22, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM

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