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 other fine literary magazines.
Cathy Mellett’s poetry has appeared in Yankee, Calliope, California Quarterly, The 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.
Literary agents are reviewing her newly completed memoir, One Perfect Thing, for representation.