Cat Urbain writes grants for non-proﬁt organizations, including the Hole in the Wall Camps for children with serious illnesses. She also teaches creative writing to middle school students. Cat fell in love with childrenʼs books while working at Weston Woods Studios, where her job was to watch Where the Wild Things Are, over and over. Manuel and the Lobsterman and her short story, ”Mississippi Chameleon,” were both ﬁnalists in the Tassy Walden Award: New Voices in Children’s Literature. Cat also has had several articles published in Milford Living Magazine. Cat has a masterʼs degree in art education from Wesleyan University.