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How Can I Read and Write More Great Catholic Fiction?

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This post was written by Catholics Online member, A.J. Cattapan.

A.J. Cattapan is the author of Angelhood,  and 7 Riddles to Nowhere

Do you love to read Catholic fiction but just can’t seem to find enough to satisfy your bookish delight?

Or maybe you’re an aspiring author, and you want to contribute to the world of Catholic fiction!

Back in May, Amy Schisler wrote a blog post you will love: “Dear Catholic Author: Get Out There and Write That Novel.”  My name is Amy J Cattapan, and as a Catholic novelist and the chairperson for this year’s Catholic Writers Conference Live, I want follow up to Amy’s post, adding my own encouragement for reading and writing Catholic fiction.

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A.J. Cattapan – Author, Speaker, Educator

A.J. Cattapan – Author, Speaker, Educator

A.J. Cattapan – Author, Speaker, Educator – Stories with Heart & Hope

Dr. Amy J. Cattapan is an author, speaker, and middle school English teacher from the Chicago area. Her books include Sweet Jesus, Is It June Yet (Ave Maria Press), as well as two award-winning novels for young readers: Angelhood and 7 Riddles to Nowhere. Cattapan earned a bachelor’s degree in English Education (Marquette University) and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction (Loyola University Chicago). Her writing has appeared in children’s magazines as well as Chicken Soup for the Soul books. She is a regular contributor to the Homeschooling Saints Podcast and the host of Cath-Lit Live! She speaks at Catholic conferences and leads Catholic retreats and pilgrimages. Follow her at

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