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Kate Van Petten


Kate Van Petten (they/them) is a queer/non-binary poet and songwriter based in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. They are the founder of Not a Press and Publicist for Poetry Northwest. Their audiobook of poetry is set to release on cassette this fall with Hello America Stereo Cassette, and their second full-length album of music is set to release in 2023 on Dance Cry Dance records. You can find their music under ‘Baddy Gold’ and their zines floating around Seattle coffee shops. ⁠Learn more at or @joni_witchell

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