About

Photo credit: Aedan Studio Photography
Cat Winters is a critically acclaimed, award-winning author of five novels for teens: In the Shadow of Blackbirds, The Cure for Dreaming, The Steep and Thorny WayOdd & True, and The Raven's Tale. She has been named a Morris Award finalist, a Bram Stoker Award nominee, and an Oregon Spirit Book Award winner, and her young adult novels have appeared on Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Booklist best-of-the-year lists, as well as numerous state lists. She is also the author of two novels for adults, The Uninvited and Yesternight, and she contributed to the young adult horror anthology Slasher Girls & Monster Boys. Her debut picture book, Cut! How Lotte Reiniger and a Pair of Scissors Revolutionized Animation, written as C.E. Winters, will release from Greenwillow Books in Winter 2023.

Winters lives in Oregon.

Literary Representation:

Barbara Poelle, Irene Goodman Literary Agency
Heather Baror-Shapiro, Baror International  (foreign rights)
Steven Fisher, APA (film rights) 

A Sampling of Interviews/Articles:

Best Tips for Writing Horror (11/28/21)
Unnerving (podcast) (8/9/19)
AM Northwest (TV interview) (4/19/19)
The Raven Lunatics (6/7/18)
Bustle (1/19/18)
YA Books Central (9/16/17)
The Big Thrill (10/1/16)
KBOO 90.7 FM (4/14/16)
Bystander Magazine (3/11/16)
IndieReview Behind the Scenes Podcast (1/8/16)
B&N Reads (10/30/15)
Portland Book Review (8/18/15)
About Face (6/11/15) 

For Books' Sake (4/13/15)
VOYA Magazine (1/28/15)
Abrams Books Podcast (11/18/14)
Maximum Pop! (10/31/14)
Oregon Art Beat (TV interview) (10/30/14)
First Draft Podcast (9/14)
Women Make Waves (9/5/14)
YALSA's The Hub (1/2/14)
CNN.com (11/25/13)
Between the Lines (UC Irvine School of Humanities) (6/13)
The Secret Life of Writers (5/23/13)
My Friends Are Fiction (5/13/13)
Nova Ren Suma's Anticipated YA Debuts (4/2/13)
One Four KidLit (4/2/13)
25 Things You Might Not Know about Me and My Book (1/3/13)
Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire (10/30/12)
IceyBooks (10/29/12)
Presenting Lenore (8/29/12)
ADR3NALIN3 (1/25/12)

Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire (1/10/12)

Cat Winters, Powell's Books, April 6, 2013.