Catherine Arnold

Location Seattle
Occupation editor/writer/blogger
IM (GTalk) cb.arnold

About Me

I write Cold-Water Swimmers: A Blog about Nature, Food -- And Food from Nature. It's about foraging, food, hiking, and being outdoors.

Why do you write?

hunger for stories, liking to see what lights us all up.

Any favorite authors? Books?

Lorrie Moore, Jonathan Lethem, Michael Chabon, Deborah Eisenberg, Alice Munro, John Updike, Ehud Havazelet, Rosinna Lippi, Rick Bass, Amos Oz.

Motherless Brooklyn, all Lorrie Moore stories, Augie March, Heidi, Anne of Green Gables, My Friend Flicka, The Yearling.

I also like the stories in certain cinema, like in "Tiny Furniture" by Lena Dunham, and lots of other films.

Catherine Arnold's Wall

Jerry Ratch – Oct 31, 2010

Thanks for reading, Catherine. Chills on My Hip is part of a whole series I've been posting here, titled for now Adult(e)rated Memoirs.

Cherise Wolas – Sep 21, 2010

Thank you for your wonderful comments on Sisters At The Lake and for the fav! You were right about wondering about the father's flagrancy, and I added in a little something to address that. Thanks for the close read. I look forward to reading your work. And I was just in Seattle for the first time a little more than a week ago. Great city!

Bill Yarrow – Jul 27, 2010

Thank you for commenting on and faving "I Wonder About the Trees," Catherine!

Kathy Fish – Jul 25, 2010

Thanks for reading "Daffodil" Catherine and for your kind comments!

Susan Tepper – Jul 25, 2010

I appreciate your read and comments on Summer In t
the City, Catherine, thanks so much-- the heart line is my favorite too, you are the first to comment on it

Bill Yarrow – Jul 22, 2010

Appreciate your commenting on and faving "Greyhound." Thank you, Catherine!

Bill Yarrow – Jul 22, 2010

Thanks for commenting on the Spicer found poem.
"interesting, whimsical ideas"--that's Spicer for you!

Neil Serven – Jul 05, 2010

Thanks for your encouraging comment and fave on "The Get-Up," Catherine.

Meg Pokrass – Jul 05, 2010

thank you for your kind words about "Tryst". Much appreciated!!

Ann Bogle – Jun 29, 2010

Thanks, Catherine!

Jerry Ratch – Jun 26, 2010

Thank you, Catherine!

Myra King – May 06, 2010

Catherine thanks for the the nice words about CTR, muchly appreciated!

Michelle Elvy – May 05, 2010

thanks, Catherine, for your comment on Love, Story.

Larry Strattner – Mar 12, 2010

Teach english as a second language. Several people I know have done it.

Sam Rasnake – Feb 24, 2010

Sorry for my delay, Catherine. I appreciate your comments on my piece "All My Sins Rising and Other Uncertaies. Thanks for reading it.

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