Kate Bucca holds a dual-genre MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she served as the 2017 Vermont Book Award Fellow, and a BFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She is the author of a novel, Companion Plants (Fomite Press), and a poetry collection, Daughter Mountain Water Wife (Half Mystic Press, forthcoming), which was a finalist for the Hillary Gravendyk Prize and the Autumn House Press Rising Writer Contest. Her short fiction, essays, poetry, and paintings can be found in WelterLimestone, Timber, The Nervous Breakdown, DigBostonHalf Mystic, and elsewhere.

Kate works as a freelance writer and editor, and is an M.Ed. candidate at the University of Prince Edward Island. She has read manuscript submissions for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency; taught Algebra 2, Eastern Maine Skippers Program, and Freshman Seminar at George Stevens Academy; presented workshops as a visiting residency lecturer at Goddard College; and tutored students in Writing and Mathematics at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. She lives in PEI with the writer Dominic Bucca and two cats, Snack and Barney.