Kate Gaskin is the author of Forever War, winner of the 2018 Pamet River Prize. It is forthcoming from YesYes Books in spring 2020.

Her poems have appeared in journals such as Guernica, Pleiades, Poetry Northwest, 32 Poems, Alaska Quarterly Review, Tin House, The Southern Review, Blackbird, and The Rumpus, and her work has been anthologized in the 2019 Best American Nonrequired Reading. She is a recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, as well as a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. In 2017 she won The Pinch’s Literary Award in Poetry. Currently, she is a poetry editor for The Adroit Journal.

She grew up in a small town in central Alabama and has also lived in Texas, Nebraska, Colorado, and Florida.

You can email her at katebgaskin at gmail dot com or find her at Twitter: @katebgaskin


First interview with The Pinch

Second interview with The Pinch

The Pinch podcast featuring a conversation with Kate, March 2018

Interview with failbetter 

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