Katie Budris

New Jersey, United States

Member Since: 11/13/2020

Katie Budris holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Roosevelt University and a BA in English from Hope College. She is the author of two chapbooks with Finishing Line Press: Mid-Bloom (2021) and Prague in Synthetics (2015). Her poems have appeared in literary journals including After Hours Press, The Albion Review, Border Crossing, Deep Wild Journal, From the Depths (Haunted Waters Press), Kelsey Review, Our Time Is Now, Outside In, Philadelphia Stories, River and South Review, Temenos Journal, Yellow Medicine Review, and the anthology Crossing Lines (Main Street Rag). Currently, Katie is a Senior Lecturer in the Writing Arts Department at Rowan University where she serves as Graduate Coordinator for the MA in Writing program, and as Editor in Chief of Glassworks literary magazine. She is a breast cancer survivor and volunteers as a Young Advocate with Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Katie lives in South Jersey with her husband, Chris, and their English Mastiff, Winnie.

Website: katiebudris.com

Twitter Username: @ktb8482


  • Mid-Bloom , Finishing Line Press (August 21, 2021)
  • Prague in Synthetics , Finishing Line Press (February 2015)


  • Senior Lecturer of Writing Arts at Rowan University (September 2018 - )
  • Program Coordinator, MA in Writing at Rowan University (July 2022 - )
  • Editor in Chief at Glassworks Magazine (September 2014 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Hope College (May 2004)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Roosevelt University (September 2006)

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