Catherine Harnett is a poet and fiction writer from Virginia. She published two poetry books, Still Life and Evidence through the Washington Writers Publishing Press. Her recent work appears in a number of literary journals. Catherine’s short story, ‘Her Gorgeous Grief’ was published by the Hudson Review, and included in Writes of Passage, an anthology of coming - of - age stories. She retired from a Senior Executive position in the U.S. government, and attended Georgetown University where she obtained her M.A. Catherine lives in Fairfax with her daughter.