About Cathy

Picture of Cathy in Greece

Cathy's first book of poetry Seasoned Women published by Poet's Choice was released in November, 2022. She has recently been featured in Burningword Literary Journal, Beyond Words Literary Magazine, Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine, Open Door Magazine, Humans of the World blog, Poet's Choice anthologies, and others. Cathy enjoys long distance hiking and has completed multiple routes of the Camino de Santiago in Spain and Via Francesca in Italy. She is also an English Country dancer and caller, and contra dancer. She lives in middle Tennessee.

What My Readers Are Saying

Cathy Hollister's poetry sings exuberantly about life. She is forward-thinking, fearless, inquisitive, and grateful. Her work is refreshing and affirming to read.

Cynthia S.

Exactly what poetry is supposed to stir inside you. Moves you a tad out of your comfort zone, opens heart and mind to memories when you realize you are not the only one who went there.

Jeannetta C.

Cathy Hollister is a master at precise diction to paint a vivid image in the mind, and her surprising word play is a delightful addition.

Ione S.

[Seasoned Women] The whole collection is a tribute to your insight to momen.