Cathy Day

I was born and raised in Peru, Indiana, which is best known as a circus town, but is also the birthplace of Cole Porter and the Spanish hot dog.

I’m the author of two books: Comeback Season: How I Learned to Play the Game of Love (Free Press, 2008) and The Circus in Winter (Harcourt, 2004). I teach creative writing at Ball State University, and I’m working on Book #3 (which also has a “C” in it).

(photos by Gail Werner)

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