Kate Bernadette Benedict

Welcome to the home page of Kate Bernadette Benedict, poet, and editor/publisher of three online journals (listed and linked on the right).




Kate’s full-length collection of poems, Here from Away, published in 2003. A second volume, In Company, published in late 2011.

Her poetry has been appearing in literary magazines and anthologies since 1980.

Kate has served as a moderator at Eratosphere, the on-line poetry forum. A native New Yorker, she lives in New York City.


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Earn and Prosper; Spend and Get

Kate’s A List: Good Deals, Pecuniary Opportunities
Kate’s Faves Get the Haiku Treatment
Swell Stuff Emporium

Poem of the Moment

After Long Days at the Nursing Home, I Return to the Office


Kate’s Collections of Poetry

In Company
Here from Away


Online Journals Published by KateBB

Umbrella
Bumbershoot
Tilt-a-Whirl

Other Poetry Exhibits

Chapbook: Early Lessons
Kate’s Poems: An Online Sampler
A Twist of Kate: Light Verse

Special Features

When Bad Poems Happen to Good Poets
Lectio: Sister Kate Reads from her Personal Canon
The Rule of Benedict: Tips for New Poets

Other Exhibits

Self-Interview: Craft and Inspiration
10 Questions for Poetry Editors
Being and Publishing: Ten Questions
Rest on the Flight into Egypt
The (Erstwhile) Blog of Unknowing

Photo Exhibits

Cruise 2007
Maine 2004
Cousin/Cousine: A Summer Wedding
Frozen Apple: Blizzard of 2006
Little Orangesoul: Oscar le Chat!
Signs of Spring in NYC