Creative Writing

Kathryn Barber

lecturer & associate editor of Ecotone
Kenan Hall 1225 | 910.962.7593 | barberk@uncw.edu
kathrynmbarber.com

Kate Barber

    
    

Background

MFA, Fiction: UNC Wilmington
MA, English: Mississippi State University
BA, English: Carson-Newman University


        
  

  

Publications

  • “Enough” — semicolon lit (forthcoming 2019)
  • “Listen.” — Helen (forthcoming 2019)
  • “Taking the Long Way Around (Selected Scriptures)” — Press Pause Press (2018)
  • “Nothing But Ash”— The American Dream: A Collection of Flash Fiction and Accompanying Art (2018)
  • “Caesura” — Steel Toe Review (2017)
  • “Taking My Turn on the Sin Wagon” — Steel Toe Review (2017, reprint)
  • “Hurricane” — Steel Toe Review (2017)
  • “Taking My Turn on the Sin Wagon” — Propaganda: A Collection of Flash Fiction and Accompanying Art (2017)
  • “Gaslight” — The Pinch (2017)
  • “Brand New Dance” — Adelaide Magazine (2017)
  • “Maybe Not Today” — Cape Fear Review (2014)
  • “Fruit Jars” — Literary Orphans (2014)
  • “Unraveling the Origin of Folklore and Legend in Bloodroot : An Interview with Novelist Amy Greene” — Palaver Magazine (2014)

Awards

  • Philip Furia Award (2018)


Biography

Kate is Associate Editor of Ecotone magazine. She teaches Introduction to Creative Writing, Introduction to Fiction, and the Evolution of Creative Writing, as well as Composition I and II in the UNCW English Department. She is the former Nonfiction Editor for Ecotone and former fiction editor for Jabberwock Review, published out of Mississippi State, as well as a former intern for Lookout Books. A native of Tennessee, she loves Dolly Parton and the Smoky Mountains where she grew up. Prior to moving to Wilmington, she taught at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and many of her stories are informed by music and Nashville culture.