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First Book by Cathy Day '91 Listed Among 2004's Best

First Book by Cathy Day '91 Listed Among 2004's Best

January 3, 2005

January 3, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The Circus in Winter by Cathy Day, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, is one of 2004's best books, according to a pair of year-end summaries. Writing in Colorado's Vail Trail, Terri Schlichenmeyer lists Day's book among the year's finest, stating, "This was a debut novel, and I can’t wait to see more from this author." (read more here). Another best-of list, which appeared in newspapers across America and was compiled by a panel assembled by the Kansas City Star, also lists Day's work among the most noteworthy books of 2004.

Read the Vail Trail story by clicking here, and access the second list at the Web site of the Arizona Republic by clicking here.

Cathy Day, assistant professor of English at the College of New Jersey, is one of three finalists for the Story Prize, given by Story magazine. The Story Prize honors the author of an outstanding collection of fiction. Read more about the author, whose book has received praise in a number of publications, including the New York Times and Sports Illustrated, by clicking here.