Kat Gilbert grew up in NE Portland, OR and so the city and the many surrounding natural trails around it color her world. She began writing poetry while studying in Ireland with Washington’s 2007 Poet Laureate and Poetry Ireland/Friends Provident National Poetry Competition winner. She then received her B.A. in English from Seattle University and her Master’s in Education from Portland State University. She has previously been published in Buck Off Magazine and Mutabilis Press. More recently, she self-published her collection of poems, 'Falling,' in 2019. She is now an English Language Arts teacher in Portland, Oregon.
Credentials & Qualifications: Master's in Education. Bachelor's of Arts in English, Creative Writing.