Catherine Kapphahn’s Immigrant Daughter received The Center for Fiction’s Christopher Doheny Award. Her writing has received multiple grants from the Queens Council on the Arts. Her essays have appeared in The Prague RevueAstoria Magazine, the Feminist Press Anthology This is the Way We Say Goodbye, CURE Magazine, and SalonZine. She has earned a B.A. from Hunter College and an M.F.A. in writing from Columbia University. Catherine is an adjunct lecturer at City University of New York at Lehman College in the Bronx, where her students’ brave stories continue to inspire her. Catherine is also a yoga teacher. She grew up near the mountains in Colorado and now lives between two bridges in Queens, New York with her husband and two sons.