A Wisconsin native, C. Kubasta attended Wells College and received an MFA in poetry from The University of Notre Dame. She likes to think of her poetry as a hybrid of creative and critical work, and makes extensive use of excerpted text, producing metatextual poems that engage the reader in questions of language, gender, and memory.
Her chapbook, A Lovely Box, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2013. Her poems and translations have appeared in numerous journals, including So To Speak, Stand, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Verse Wisconsin, and The Notre Dame Review.
Kubasta currently teaches English and Gender Studies at Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She lives with her partner John, cat Cliff, and dog Ursula.