Catherine A. Brereton

Catherine Brereton is originally from England, but moved to America in 2008. She writes non-fiction, predominantly, although some of her memoir-based work borrows from Ed McClanahan’s approach of “memoir with a healthy dollop of imagination.” Her essay, "Trance," published by SLICE magazine, is listed as a Notable Essay in the Best American Essays of 2015. More of her work can be found in Graze, Glitterwolf, and other national and international publications. Catherine is the current Editor-in-Chief of Limestone, the University of Kentucky's literary journal. She is currently working on a nonfiction manuscript exploring the intersections between her life and D.H. Lawrence's classic text, Lady Chatterley's Lover. She lives in Lexington with her wife, Susan, and their teenage daughters, Rebecca and Isabelle.

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