But the city. Creepy girls are everything. Cathleen Allyn Conway, "Urbane Gothic"
Cathleen Allyn Conway is a creative writing PhD student at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is a Gothicist and Sylvia Plath scholar who has presented her research in the US, UK, and mainland Europe.
She is the author of American Ingénue (Broken Sleep Books, 2021), All the Twists of the Tongue (Grey Book Press, 2018) andStatic Cling(Dancing Girl Press, 2012). Her poetry has appeared in journals and anthologies in the UK, US, and Australia.
As a journalist, her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Sun, the Financial Times, Bitch, the Daily Telegraph, and the Sunday Telegraph. She has extensive experience as a sub-editor and graphic designer in business, finance and defence titles, as well as copyediting socioeconomic policy and PhD dissertations.
Cat is also a fully qualified teacher of secondary English and has taught KS3-KS5 in inner London schools as well as poetry at Goldsmiths, University of London and creative writing at the Learning and Enterprise College, Bexley. She also played bass and sang in a band called The Kissing Time.
Originally from Chicago, she lives in London with her partner and son. Find her on Twitter and Instagram@CatAllynC.