__LWH4NhCate McGowan is the author of the story collection, True Places Never Are (Moon City Press), which won the Moon City Press Short Fiction Award and was a finalist for the Lascaux Review Short Fiction Collection Contest. A Georgia native whose work is anthologized in outlets such as Flash Fiction International (W. W. Norton) and Descansos: Words from the Wayside (Darkhouse), her stories, essays, and poems appear in myriad literary publications, including Glimmer TrainCrab Orchard Review, BarrelhouseShenandoahInto the VoidLouisville ReviewMoon City ReviewVestal ReviewUnbroken Journal, and Tank. She is currently an Assistant Fiction Editor for Pithead Chapel and is pursuing her PhD.