Cathy Mellett–Writing Memoir, Fiction, Poetry

The latest news:

Cathy Mellett’s short story, “A Man of Few Words,” received a Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Award.

Her unpublished short story collection All I’ve Ever Done is Love You has been long listed by CR Press, Santa Fe Writers Project and MsLexia.

“A Road Disappearing” appears in
BULL: Men’s Fiction and . . .
The Green Bridge” just appeared in Atlas+Alice
and is Longform‘s Fiction Pick of the Week!

Cathy Mellett’s short stories and memoirs have appeared in The Yale Review, Confrontation, The Literary Review, The Rumpus, Arts & Letters, Hobart, Greensboro Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Midwestern Gothic, and many other fine literary magazines.

Her poetry has appeared in YankeeCalliopeCalifornia QuarterlyThe Ledge, and more. Her poetry chapbook, Saturday Afternoon in My Kitchen, received first place in Poetry New York’s national poetry chapbook competition.

In addition to writing residencies at Yaddo, Ragdale, and Villa Montalvo (where she received the annual fiction prize), Cathy Mellett is a Pennsylvania Council of the Arts Grant in Fiction recipient. She also received Indiana University Writers Conference Humor Award. 

She recently completed a memoir, Confessions of a Part-Time Daughter.

Find her on Twitter @CathyMellett

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