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Kate Lucas writes for hire and teaches poetry, writing, and yoga in Minneapolis. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Copper Nickel, The Pinch, Sundog Lit, Midway Journal, Lumina, 111O, Sleet, and elsewhere. A former assistant poetry editor for Water~Stone Review, Kate is the recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, a New Writer Award in Poetry from Sequestrum, a Mentor Series Award in Poetry from the Loft Literary Center, and nominations for Best New Poets and Best of the Net. She has held residencies at Dickinson House and Artist at Pine Needles of the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Kate received an MFA in Writing from Hamline University and has taught writing and literature at the University of Minnesota, Hamline University, and Normandale Community College. She recently completed a collection of poetry, now out for submission, and is at work on a new collection of lyric essays.