Kate Peterson is originally from New Jersey, but has made Spokane her home. Her chapbook Grist won the Floating Bridge Prize and was published by Floating Bridge Press in 2016. Her poetry, prose, and interviews have been published in Sugar House Review, Glassworks, The Sierra Nevada Review, Rattle, Willow Springs, Hawai`i Pacific Review, and elsewhere. Kate has taught composition and creative writing at Eastern Washington University and is now the director of Get Lit! Programs, home of Spokane’s annual week-long literary festival.