Catherine Alexander, Pushcart Prize nominee, has published stories in 28 literary journals, including North Atlantic Review, Rosebud (two successive issues), Bryant Literary Review, Rockhurst Review and won "Jurors' Choice" in Spindrift. National Public Radio has aired her work. Her story, “Backyards,” was performed by Jorja Fox (Sara Sidle in TV’s CSI) in a Los Angeles Word Theatre production. Catherine has taught fiction and memoir at the University of Washington, Horizon House in Seattle, writing conferences, senior centers and to homeless groups. Currently teaching at Edmonds Community College and privately in Lynnwood and Seattle, she lives in Edmonds, Washington.