Kate Pyontek is a writer, artist, and pushcart-nominated poet. Kate has received fellowships from arts institutions including Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts and The Volland Foundation. They hold a BA in Comparative Literature and History, a BS in Computer Science, and an MFA in Creative Writing. Kate's poems are published or forthcoming in Poetry, Ecotone, Southeast Review, Shō Poetry Journal, Hunger Mountain, the lickety~split, and elsewhere. Kate lives in northern Vermont.