Kate has worked as a legal secretary, research clerk, and high school teacher, and she recently completed her term as the Vermont Book Award Fellow at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Kate is a poet and novelist. She holds a BFA from Goddard College and is pursuing her MFA at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Waitsfield with her husband, Dominic, who works as the Undergraduate Admissions Counselor for Goddard, and their 17-pound cat named Snack. In her free time, Kate enjoys writing, painting, and cooking. She's thrilled to join such a close community and looks forward to getting to know the Orchard Valley families.