I write full-time in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois, where I live in a one-hundred-year-old home with my husband and teen daughter. A member of the Society of Midland Authors, my short fiction has been published in several literary venues including "Crack the Spine", "Clover", and "Chicago Quarterly Review". I began independently publishing my own story collections in various genres about three years ago, but still enjoy writing short fiction for literary magazines on a regular basis.
Author Cathleen Maza is one of those people who need to be doing something creative in order to stay happy. She always wanted to be a writer. She spent a lot of time as a child playing "newspaper" and would appoint herself as the editor. The times that she gets "stuck", she finds herself reading more to try and inspire her imagination.
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