I grew up in Stoneboro, PA.  I currently live in Pittsburgh with my wonderful and talented husband, Paul Stefko, and our cat, Zuko.

I write science fiction, fantasy, and horror short stories, novellas, and novels.  I’m a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.  I read submissions for Clarkesworld Magazine from 2008 through 2013.  I worked as an assistant editor for the Triangulation Annual Anthology Series from 2008-2010, and I was one of the magazine’s two coeditors in 2011. I was also an assistant editor at Electric Velocipede from 2012-2013, and I edited both Triangulation: Lost Voices and Triangulation: Beneath the Surface.

I enjoy science fiction and fantasy in all of their forms.  I love books, movies, and TV shows.  I like stories and characters.

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I’m getting a little serious about hiking.  I’ve hiked the Inca Trail and completed the Rachel Carson Challenge.  I also really love animation, especially anime and Disney/Pixar movies.  I play tabletop and Xbox rpgs.  I play too many different tabletop games to list, though I’m partial to 3.5 D&D and GURPS.  And Star Wars Saga Edition. We go to Gen Con every year.

I also enjoy musicals, crocheting, cooking, traveling, and nature documentaries.

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2002-2006 The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.  BA in Creative Writing, minors in History and Archaeology.

2010 The University of Kansas.  James Gunn’s Science Fiction Writer’s Workshop at the Center for the Study of Science Fiction.

2012 Pittsburgh Filmmakers.  Screenplay Basics.

2012 Cat Rambo’s Flash Fiction Workshop

2012 Cat Rambo’s Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Short Stories

2013 Cat Rambo’s First Pages

2013 Cat Rambo’s Podcasting Basics

2013 Cat Rambo’s The Art of the Book Review

2015 The University of Iowa. How Writers Write Fiction