headshot by Korinne Ward
Katie was born in Atlanta, GA and split her childhood between Atlanta and Las Vegas. She earned 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 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). In 2017, she received a fellowship at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.