News

July 2018: Cathryn won MIT Media Lab's Resisting Reduction Essay Competition with her essay "Resisting Reduction: The Fluid Boundaries of Non-Communicable Disease." Find essay here. 

"Crucifixions" was included in the 2017 Best American Essays list of notable essays of 2017. 

Cathryn is the winner of the 2016 Crazyhorse Prize in creative nonfiction with her piece "Crucifixions."

 "Deadman's Pass" Receives Honorable Mention for the 2018 Hunger Mountain creative nonfiction Prize.

 Finalist for Narrative Magazine's 2017 "30 under 30" contest

Semi-finalist for the 2018 Frank McCourt Memoir Prize

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Publications

"Resisting Reduction: The Fluid Boundaries of Non-Communicable Disease," Journal of Design and Science. July 2018. 

  • Winning Essay for MIT Media Lab's Resisting Reduction Essay Competition. Find essay here. 

"Deadman's Pass," Hunger Mountain. 2018 

  • Honorable Mention 2018 Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize. Find essay here.

"Crucifixions," Crazyhorse. Fall 2016

  • Winner of the 2016 Crazyhorse Prize in Creative nonfiction.

  • Included in 2017 Best American Essays list of notable essays 2017.

  • You can access "Crucifixions" (in print only) here. 

“Anthropology Matters, especially in Times of Crisis” JASO-online Vol. 9 no. 2 (2017). Find article here.

“Lake Tenkiller,” Connotations. The Island Institute: Sitka, Alaska, Summer 2014.

“Polar Bears, Rockfish, and the Ten Modes of Ancient Skepticism,” Blue Moon, 2014.

 

“Bluff City Dairy Café,” Blue Moon, 2013.

 

“P.A.Q. Gubbio,”Quarterlife, 2012.