Katie was born in Atlanta, GA and split her childhood between the #ATL and Las
Vegas. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Bennington College and received her BA in Spanish. Her work has appeared in The Rio Review and Prairie Schooner and is forthcoming in 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. She lives and
teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska. Her academic interests include borders, gender, and love poems.