Mosaic of Voices presents: Jeff Knorr and Kate Asche

Jeff Knorr is the author of the three books of poetry, The Third Body (Cherry Grove Collections), Keeper(Mammoth Books), and Standing Up to the Day (Pecan Grove Press). His other works include Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Poetry and Fiction (Prentice Hall); the anthology, A Writer's Country (Prentice Hall); and The River Sings: An Introduction to Poetry (Prentice Hall). His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies including Chelsea, Connecticut Review, The Journal, North American Review, Red Rock Review, Barrow Street, and Like Thunder: Poets Respond to Violence in America (University of Iowa). Jeff Knorr is a professor of literature and creative writing at Sacramento City College.


Kate Asche, M.A., writes poetry, essays and short stories. A graduate of the UC Davis Creative Writing Program, she’s a writing teacher and literary community builder in Sacramento, CA. Her first poetry collection, the chapbook Our Day in the Labyrinth, was published by Finishing Line Press in September 2015 and she has poems forthcoming in Natural Bridge. Her poem “Incoming” was selected by Camille Dungy for the summer 2015 issue of Colorado Review, and her poem for two voices was a finalist for the 2011 Audio Prize at The Missouri Review. She has published poetry in Bellingham Review, RHINO, Pilgrimage, the 2012 anthology Late Peaches: Poems by Sacramento Poets and elsewhere. Her creative nonfiction appears in Under the Gum Tree. She received two Elliot Gilbert Prizes in Poetry and an Academy of American Poets Award.