Catherine Foulkrod is a writer of fiction and essays based in Naples, Italy. Her words can be read in The Believer, New York Tyrant, Unsaid, Bookforum, El Malpensante, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a psychosomatic novel and a collection of small miracles. She has received fellowships, residencies and scholarships from BRACT Tricase; Summer Literary Seminars in Tbilisi, Georgia; the Vermont Studio Center; the New School; and Brown University. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Giancarlo DiTrapano Foundation for Literature and the Arts and is the co-director of International Literary Seminars.