Kathryn “Katie” Ionata is the author of the poetry chapbook Yield Signs Don’t Exist (PS Books, 2016). She is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee whose work has appeared in The Toast, The Best of Philadelphia Stories, Sunlight Press, Ovunque Siamo: A Journal of Italian-American Writing, and elsewhere.
Kathryn earned her MFA in Creative Writing Fiction at Temple University in Philadelphia, where she also graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude with a BA in English. She has taught creative writing, literature, and composition at The College of New Jersey and Temple University. Kathryn now serves on the editorial board of Philadelphia Stories. She lives with her family outside of Philadelphia, where she is at work on a novel.