Kate Finegan is a fiction writer whose work has been supported by SK Arts, Access Copyright Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council. She was awarded the inaugural Wallace Stegner House/Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild Writer in Residence Sponsorship Residency, a residency at Kunstnarhuset Messen in Ålvik, Norway and a scholarship to study with Danielle Evans at the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference. She is novel/novella editor and marketing director for Split/Lip Press and was winner of PRISM International's 2020 Jacob Zilber Prize for short fiction, as selected by Kristen Arnett. She was also awarded The Fiddlehead’s 2017 fiction prize for a story which judge Rabindranath Maharaj called “pitch perfect” in its balance of “humour and pathos.” She was runner-up for The Puritan’s Thomas Morton Memorial Prize for a story featuring chickens which, according to judge Heather O’Neill, “have the personality and depth of Dickensian characters.” She grew up in Tennessee and recently moved from Toronto to Saskatchewan with her spouse and two cats. Learn more at katefinegan.ink.