Katie is a poet, translator, and installation artist originally from Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. She earned an MFA in poetry from Bennington College and is currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the Univeristy of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE. Her work has appeared in Waxing, North American Review, Southern Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, and Five Points as the recipient of the 2018 James Dickey Prize for Poetry. She has received fellowships from the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and the Nebraska Arts Council. Her first full length poetry collection Sugar Work was the Editor's Choice for the 2020 Alice James Award and will be published in June 2022.