Author Archives: Kate Burcak

About Kate Burcak

Kate Burcak is a graduate of the 2018 Grub Street Novel Incubator. She holds a bachelor's degree in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago, but (in a complete left-brain pivot) makes a living as a CPA. She is currently at work on her first novel, Every Kind of Small Animal, which explores the loss of family and faith during the Civil War. Kate currently resides in Portland, Oregon.

What You Can Take With You

When you move cross-country, the last box you will pack is your writing box, because it is both the easiest and the hardest to do. It is the only box you clearly label on all sides, just the one word,…