Cate Marvin is an American poet.
She graduated from Marlboro College, University of Houston, University of Iowa, and University of Cincinnati with a Ph.D. She has taught at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York and Columbia University. She teaches in the English Department of Colby College.
Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Fence, The New England Review, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, The Cincinnati Review, Slate, Verse, Boston Review, Ninth Letter, and TriQuarterly.
- 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize, for World’s Tallest Disaster by Robert Pinsky
- 2002 Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University.
- 2007 NYFA Fellow
- 2007 Whiting Award
- 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship
- "I Live Where the Leaves Are Pointed", Fishouse
- "Azalea", Fishouse
- Monsterful. Ploughshares. Spring 2007.
- Robotripping. Ploughshares. Spring 2006.
- I Live Where the Leaves Are Pointed. Ploughshares. Spring 2000.
- "The Pet", Slate, Jan. 14, 2003
Full-length poetry collections
- Chicanery: A Collection of Original Poems. University of Cincinnati. 2003. (Unpublished dissertation)
- World’s Tallest Disaster. Sarabande Books. 2001. ISBN 978-1-889330-61-7.
- Fragment of the Head of a Queen. Sarabande Books. 2007. ISBN 978-1-932511-51-2.
- Oracle. WW Norton. 2015. ISBN 978-0-39307-798-8.
- Michael Dumanis, Cate Marvin, ed. (2006). Legitimate dangers: American poets of the new century. Sarabande Books. ISBN 978-1-932511-29-1.