peaches by Ian Baldwin / headshot by Nicole Cudzilo
Katie was born in Atlanta, GA and split her childhood between the #ATL and Las Vegas. She received an MFA
in Poetry from Bennington College and a BA in Spanish from Westmont College. She's currently working toward a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her academic interest
include gender, race, borders, Latin American literature, Southern US literature, and writing about music.
Her poetry has appeared in The Rio Review, North American Review, Southern Indiana Review, and Five Points (as the recipient of the James Dickey Prize for Poetry). She was recently recognized with a 2017 Fall Fellowship at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.