bio+pictureHigh+res-magicCate McGowan is a fiction writer, essayist, and poet. She won the 2014 Moon City Short Fiction Award for her debut short story collection, True Places Never Are, published in 2015. 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, McGowan’s debut novel, These Lowly Objects, published by Gold Wake Press, will appear in early 2020.