Photo by Samantha Figueroa

Photo by Samantha Figueroa

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, 2014). Her short fiction, essays, poetry, and paintings can be found in WelterLimestone, Timber, The Nervous Breakdown, DigBostonHalf Mystic, and elsewhere. Her poetry collection, Daughter Mountain Water Wife, was a finalist for the Hillary Gravendyk Prize and the Autumn House Press Rising Writer Contest, and is forthcoming from Half Mystic Press (2019).

Kate works as a freelance writer and editor. She has read manuscript submissions for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency; served as a dorm parent to international students and 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 Prince Edward Island with the writer Dominic Bucca and two cats, Snack and Barney.