Kate Bucca holds a dual-genre MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she served as the Vermont Book Award Fellow, and a BFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. Her short story, “Chlorine,” was one of ten winners selected by Kate Bernheimer for inclusion in The Masters Review Anthology VIII. She was a finalist for the Hillary Gravendyk Prize and the Autumn House Press Rising Writer Contest, and a semi-finalist for the Iron Horse Literary Review Chapbook Competition. Her short fiction, essays, poetry, and paintings can be found in WelterLimestone, Timber, The Nervous Breakdown, DigBostonHalf Mystic, and elsewhere.

Kate is a Humanities teacher at Purnell School and an M.Ed. candidate at the University of Prince Edward Island. She has read manuscript submissions for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency; served as a mentor in the COUNTERCLOCK Arts Collective; presented a workshop 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 New Jersey with the writer Dominic Bucca and two cats, Snack and Barney.