Cat Castellanos is a writer. She has covered a variety of subjects, from Amazonian head shrinking to politics, brain health, Veteran’s Affairs and backcountry cooking. She has written for CNN, National Geographic Channel, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and Maria Shriver’s networks, among others. She is currently somewhere between her 4th and 50 bajillionth draft of her first novel, Noms de Plume.

She lives between Key Largo, a future unknown mountain town, and Alexandria, Virginia, with her pup and foot warmer, Radar.