The Porch Collective
Katie McDougall is the cofounder and co-director of The Porch, a Nashville literary arts nonprofit, where, among her many hats, she is a regular fiction instructor for The Porch’s adult workshops. Katie holds a BA in English from Colorado College and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Colorado State University. Her short fiction has appeared in BarcelonaReview.com and Storyglossia.com. She is currently in the process of finding a home for her novel, Lady of the Lake. Katie’s writing awards have included a four-week residency at the Kimmel•Harding•Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska; Association of Writers and Poet Intro. Journals Award Nomination for Colorado State University; and the Paul Gillette Writing Contest Finalist. Prior to cofounding The Porch, Katie spent fifteen years as a high school English teacher in Colorado, Nashville, and The Bahamas.