Katie Bockino received her MFA in fiction from NYU's Creative Writing Program. Her work has appeared in Barely South Review, The Satirist, Underwood Press, Prometheus Dreaming, Gandy Dancer Literary Magazine, North Fork Real Estate Showcase Magazine, and Z Publishing House's New York's Emerging Writers: An Anthology of Fiction.
In 2021, Katie was a finalist for NYC Midnight's "Micro Fiction Contest." Out of the original 5,400 entries, she was one of the final 149 who made it through multiple rounds. As one of the finalists, she was tasked with writing and submitting a new short story within 24 hours.
Katie is also a professor, an editor, and a manuscript consultant who is obsessed with the Byzantine Empire and most TV show love triangles.