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Kate O'Donoghue is a writer and poet from Long Island. She recently earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Purdue University, where she spent a lot of time writing poems about Superman. She is a former poetry and web editor at Sycamore Review and the former assistant poetry editor of The Nation. Her creative work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, Grist, Spoon River Poetry Review, Ninth Letter, The Normal School, and elsewhere. She is proud to be a first-generation American and a first-generation college graduate; she earned her BA at Muhlenberg College, where she also served for two years as the Assistant Director of the Writing Center. In addition to writing for Screen Rant, Kate teaches undergraduate courses on poetry and fiction at Purdue. She has been a Robin expert for 10 years and counting, but writing comic book news for Screen Rant means she gets to fulfill her high school dream of being exactly like Lois Lane. Follow her on Twitter for poem thoughts and comic book talk: @kate_odo.