Cathy Wiley is happiest when plotting stories in her head or on the computer, or when she’s delving into research. She holds a BA in Journalism, with a minor in English, from the University of Maryland.
Cathy Wiley is the author of the Fatal Food Festival series, featuring a former celebrity chef who's trying to regain her career. There have been three short stories in this series published in the Destination Murders anthologies, and the first full-length novel, Claws of Death, came out on July 29th.
She’s also written two other mystery novels set in Baltimore, Maryland, and has had almost a dozen short stories included in anthologies, one of which was a 2015 finalist for a Derringer Award.
She is a member of Sisters in Crime, a former president of the SinC Chesapeake Chapter, a member of Mystery Writers of America, and a member of Short Mystery Fiction Society.
She lives outside of Baltimore, Maryland, with one spoiled cat and an equally spoiled husband.