Cathy Hird is a shepherd and a weaver. She runs a small sheep farm with her family, and she shepherds a church near Toronto, Ontario. Cathy weaves tapestries and scarves, and she tells stories that pull together the threads of ancient myth and modern questions.Cathy has two Young Adult fantasy novels set in ancient Greece as well as an upcoming contemporary Young Adult fantasy set in rural Ontario. She has published stories and poems, and writes a weekly column for an on-line news magazine. She is an avid reader who loves to discover new fantasy and Sci-fi authors and the worlds they build.