bio+pictureHigh+res-magicCate McGowan is a fiction writer, essayist, and poet. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Norton’s Flash Fiction InternationalGlimmer TrainCrab Orchard Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Crab Fat Magazine, Ellipsis ZineBarrelhouse, ShenandoahInto the VoidLouisville Review, Atticus ReviewVestal Review, Unbroken, and elsewhere. A native Georgian, McGowan’s an Assistant Fiction Editor for Pithead Chapel and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies. She won the 2014 Moon City Short Fiction Award for her debut short story collection, True Places Never Are, published in 2015, and her debut novel, These Lowly Objects, will appear in early 2020 from Gold Wake Press.