Kate Finegan lives in Toronto and teaches in the International Foundation Program at University of Toronto. Her writing been published by The Puritan, Midwestern Gothic, The Fiddlehead, Halo Lit Mag, and The Sun Magazine. In 2017, her short story “American Standard of Perfection” was runner up for The Puritan‘s Thomas Morton Memorial Prize for Literary Excellence. Her short story “Blues Too Bright” won first place in the 26th annual literary contest at The Fiddlehead and was published in the spring 2017 issue. Her novel-in-progress, The Length of Days, was a semi-finalist for the James Jones First Novel Award. An excerpt from the novel has been shortlisted for the Cambridge Short Story Prize. She has studied copy editing, literary rights management, and trade and educational publishing. She tweets about writing and teaching @kehfinegan.