Catherine Bresner is the author of the chapbook The Merriam Webster Series, the artist book Everyday Eros (Mount Analogue 2017); and the empty season, which won the Diode Edition Book Prize in 2017. Her poetry has appeared in The VOLTA, Sixth Finch, The Offing, Heavy Feather Review, Gulf Coast, Poetry Northwest, Passages North and elsewhere.
She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2003 with a BA in English and a concentration in poetry. In 2015, she earned her MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle. Catherine is the recipient of a fellowship to the Juniper Summer Writing institute and was the 2019 artist in residence at the Northwest Film Forum.
She has worked for The Massachusetts Review, Pilot Books, The Seattle Review, BOAAT Press and Kirkus Reviews. Currently, she is the publicist for Wave Books and lives in Seattle, WA.