Katy Gero

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Katy Ilonka Gero (@katyilonka) is a poet, essayist, and computer scientist. Her writing has been published in Electric Literature, Pigeonholes, the Blueshift Journal (RIP), and more. She was a Winter- Spring 2020 Brooklyn Poets Fellow and a 2021 Tin House Winter Workshop attendee. She is pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at Columbia University and working on a poetry manuscript called ‘whalefall’.


Cover Photo: This photograph shows an iceberg calving into the ocean.
Shuffled Still Life

This poem was written by Katy Gero in a 12-Month Poetry Collection Generator taught by Angel Nafis

Nov 04, 2021
Cover Photo: illustration of a multi-hued, rather surreal-looking landscape, with a row of three trees and mountains beyond, and a computer screen in the distance with a river running out of it—the scene is repeated infinitely in the computer screen
What Kind of Sonnets Will Computers Write?

If poetry is an act of discovery for a writer, then even a computational poem has to uncover something new.

Oct 21, 2020