Click here to read this week’s poem: “Instructions for the Monastery Cook” by Kate Bernadette Benedict.
Kate Bernadette Benedict is the author of Here From Away (CW Books 2003), In Company (CW Books 2011), and Earthly Use: New and Selected Poems (Umbrella Editions 2015). Her work has been published in The Raintown Review, The Cider Press Review, Ouroboros, Switched-on Gutenberg, and Unsplendid. For six years she edited the poetry journals Umbrella and Tilt-a-Whirl. She lives in Riverdale, New York, and maintains a website at katebenedict.com.