Cat MacDiarmid has one daughter, Meadow, and a five-year-old grandson, Noah. They are the inspiration of much of her writing, which includes poems, short stories, children’s books, and novels. Cat is currently working on a book titled Step On the Ghost. She is a member of the Acadiana Writing Project and credits this group with helping her to improve her writing over the last ten years. Cat has been teaching English in junior high school for 27 years. She has a BA in English, a Masters in Education, and National Board Certification.