Kate Bucca (Kathryn Roberts) is an MFA candidate in fiction and poetry at Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she serves as a reader for Hunger Mountain and was the 2017 Vermont Book Award Fellow. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and reads manuscripts for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency. Her short fiction, essays, poetry, and visual art can be found in Welter, The Tishman Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Limestone, Timber, The Nervous Breakdown, DigBoston, and elsewhere. Fomite Press published her novel, Companion Plants, in 2014.
Kate has taught high school (Algebra 2, Eastern Maine Skippers Program, and Freshman Seminar), presented workshops as a visiting residency lecturer at Goddard College, and tutored students in English 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 Vermont with her husband, essayist Dominic Bucca, and two cats, Snack and Barney.