1448986058718304Cate McGowan is a fiction writer, essayist, and poet. She won the 2014 Moon City Short Fiction Award for her debut short fiction collection, True Places Never Are, which was also a finalist for the 2015 Lascaux Short Fiction Collection Prize. Her work appears in Norton’s Flash Fiction InternationalGlimmer TrainCrab Orchard Review, Crab Fat MagazineBarrelhouse, ShenandoahInto the VoidLouisville Review, Coal Hill ReviewVestal Review, Tank, Unbroken, and elsewhere. A native Georgian and current, reluctant Floridian (Heat! Hurricanes! Alligators! Faulty voting machines!), McGowan’s debut novel, These Lowly Objects, published by Gold Wake Press, will appear in early 2020.