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Cathy Adams

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Cathy Adams’ second novel, A Body’s Just as Dead, was released in August, 2018, from SFK Press. It was chosen for the Editor's Choice Award from Best New Writing. It also was selected as a finalist for the Eyelands Book Award and the Leapfrog Fiction contest. Her debut novel, This Is What It Smells Like, was published by New Libri Press, Washington. She is a Pushcart Prize nominated short story writer with stories published in The Saturday Evening Post, Utne, AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, Barely South, A River and Sound Review, Upstreet, Southern Pacific Review, and 41 other journals from around the world. She earned her M.F.A. at Rainier Writing Workshop, Pacific Lutheran University, Washington. She lives and writes in Liaoning, ...more

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A Body's Just as Dead

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This Is What It Smells Like

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Polychrome Ink Volume II

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Autumn Magic

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"Pete-O and his menagerie of dysfunctional relatives will have you laughing, shaking your head, and seriously pondering many of the “what’s wrong with the world today” issues. What’s not to love about a main character with a disillusioned view of Amer" Read more of this review »
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