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Piper Center Staff Member Katie Berta,

Katie Berta

Supervising Editor, Hayden's Ferry Review

About Katie Berta

Katie Berta is the Supervising Editor of Hayden's Ferry Review. She graduated from the MFA program at Arizona State University in 2011 and from the Creative Writing PhD at Ohio University in 2017. She's served as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Fellow at Ohio University, as the Assistant Editor of New Ohio Review, and as an Associate Editor of Hayden's Ferry Review. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Kenyon Review OnlineBlackbirdSixth Finch, Salt Hill, Washington Square Review, Indiana Review, The Laurel ReviewThe Louisville Review, Bayou, and Forklift, Ohio, among other journals, and in Welcome to the Neighborhood: An Anthology of American Coexistence. You can find her book reviews on the Ploughshares blog. She has presented her scholarly work at the 2018 American Literature Association conference, and in Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal and the Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin. She has received support for her poetry from the Vermont Studio Center and from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, and her manuscript, Spell for the Daughter, was a finalist for the Colorado Prize for Poetry and the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award.