The latest news:
Cathy Mellett’s short story, “A Man of Few Words,” received a Saturday Evening Post Great American Short Story award.
Mellett’s unpublished short story collection All I’ve Ever Done is Love You has been long listed by both CR Press and Santa Fe Writers Project.
Her story “A Road Disappearing” is in
BULL: Men’s Fiction and . . .
her story “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 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, Confessions of a Part-Time Daughter, for representation.
Find her on Twitter @CathyMellett