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Writer. Teacher. Editor.

Kate Carmody

Writer. Teacher. Editor.
About Me

About Me

Kate Carmody is a recipient of a CINTAS Foundations grant supporting artists born in Cuba or of Cuban descent and a residency at Ragdale. Her work has been published in Fence, Electric Literature, Porter House Review, The Broadkill Review, The Rumpus, Potomac Review, Essay Daily, No Contact, Los Angeles Review, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, and Lunch Ticket, among others. In 2022, Kate attended the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop. She received her MFA from Antioch University in Los Angeles. While pursuing her MFA in creative nonfiction, she worked as a blogger, assistant blog editor, and the assistant lead editor for the youth spotlight series at Lunch Ticket.


Kate leads writing workshops and coaches writers one-on-one. She also teaches through literary centers such as Hugo House, the Loft Literary Center, Austin Bat Cave, and Antioch’s Continuing Education Program. In 2012, she received the Facing History and Ourselves Margot Stern Strom Teaching Award and in 2017, was selected by Facing History and Ourselves to participate in a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant-funded study to assess if peer-led professional development can improve teachers’ instruction of literacy standards. She lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and dog. The three of them are in the band Dadafacer.

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