Katherine Gaffney is an Associate Commerce Editor at Bustle Digital Group, where she writes and edits content for Bustle, Elite Daily, Mic, Romper, The Zoe Report, and Inverse. Previously, she worked as Poetry Editor for Ninth Letter and a writing instructor. Katherine has a Bachelor of Arts in English and of Science in Psychology, from the University of Florida, as well as an MFA in poetry from the University of Illinois. When not working on the best smelling dog shampoos, she writes poetry. Her publications include jubilat, the Tampa Review, Meridian, Nimrod International, Kettle Blue Review, and elsewhere. She was a semi-finalist for Persea Books’ 2019 Lexi Rudnitsky Prize. When not writing, she snuggles with her cat and dog.