Catherine Menon is the author of Fragile Monsters, which will be published in 2021 by Penguin. Her debut short story collection, Subjunctive Moods, was published in 2018 by Dahlia Publishing. She has a PhD in pure mathematics and an MA in Creative Writing from City University, for which she won the annual prize. She’s won or been placed in a number of competitions, including the Fish, Bridport, London Short Story, Bare Fiction, Willesden Herald, Asian Writer, Leicester Writes, Winchester Writers’ Festival and Short Fiction Journal awards. Her work has been published in a number of literary journals, including The Good Journal and Asian Literary Review and has been broadcast on radio.