Photo by Samantha Figueroa

Photo by Samantha Figueroa

Kate Bucca holds a dual-genre (fiction and poetry) MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she served as a fiction reader for Hunger Mountain and the 2017 Vermont Book Award Fellow, and a BFA from Goddard College, where she served as Managing Editor for Guideword. Her short fiction, essays, poetry, and paintings can be found in WelterThe Tishman ReviewGlass: A Journal of PoetryLimestone, Timber, The Nervous Breakdown, DigBoston, and elsewhere. Her poetry collection, Chrysalis, was longlisted for the 2018 Autumn House Press Rising Writer Contest.

Kate reads manuscript submissions for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency and works as a freelance writer and editor. She has 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. Additional jobs have included bookseller, paralegal, pastry chef, and model with MSA Curve. She lives in Prince Edward Island with the writer Dominic Bucca and two cats, Snack and Barney.