About Catherine Stover

I am an award-winning writer of fiction, poetry and non-fiction.   My work has appeared in:

I am currently working on a book titled Writing for the Next Generation: 15 Stories You Should Share and teaching writing at Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin. From 1/2007 to 1/2015, I was the managing editor of Magna Publications in Madison, Wisconsin, which produces professional development materials for colleges and  universities.  Prior to that I taught writing courses for Park University and Mid-State Technical College.  As the granddaughter and daughter of teachers, all of my earliest heroes stood in front of blackboards.

I have been fortunate to receive five awards for my work.

For poetry:

  • Academy of American Poets Award, given by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1986, for a poem

For  fiction:

  • George B. Hill Memorial Creative Writing Award for Fiction, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1982, for a short story
  • University of Nottingham, England Adult Extension Creative Writing Award, 1980, for a short story

For non-fiction:

I have a Master of Arts degree in English – Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education – English from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

My husband Mark and I have two daughters, Claire and Anna, a son-in-law, Andrew, and now a granddaughter, Harriet. Mark and I live in Columbus, Wisconsin.  You can contact me by writing to: kate[dot]Stover[at]att[dot]net.

One Response to About Catherine Stover

  1. Gail McCoy says:

    How nice to see this posted on Facebook by John Hobbins. Hope life is great for all your loved ones! Gail McCoy

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