Cate Gardner is a British horror and fantastical author with over a hundred short stories published. Several of those stories appear in her collection Strange Men in Pinstripe Suits (Strange Publications 2010). She is also the author of  five novellas: Theatre of Curious Acts (Hadley Rille Books, 2011), Barbed Wire Hearts (Delirium Books, 2011), In the Broken Birdcage of Kathleen Fair (Alchemy Press, 2013), This Foolish & Harmful Delight (Egaeus Press, 2013) and The Bureau of Them (Spectral Press, 2015).

Her chapbooks Nowhere Hall (Spectral Press 2011) and The Sour Aftertaste of Olive Lemon (Bucket 'O' Guts Press 2009) have now sold out, and she is currently working on a novel.

Her favourite authors are Robert Shearman, Sarah Pinborough, Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, Gina Ranalli, Laura Mauro, John Wyndham and Lemony Snicket.

"...a rising purveyor of high literary strangeness..." Publishers Weekly

For more information check out the following interviews.

Interviewed by Angela Slatter - March 2020
Interviewed by Angela Slatter - August 2015
Interviewed by Bloody Cake News - January 2014
Interviewed by E Catherine Tobler - February 2013
Interviewed by Michael Wilson - January 2012
Interviewed by Mary Rajotte - January 2012
Interviewed by Simon Kewin - January 2012
Interviewed by Jim McLeod - November 2011
Interviewed by Lee Thompson - September 2011
Interviewed by Angela Slatter - June 2011
Interviewed by Barry Napier - January 2011
Interviewed by Katey Taylor - September 2010
Interviewed by Mark Deniz - August 2010
Interviewed by Marshall Payne - September 2009
Interviewed by Rae Bryant - July 2009

You can also contact the author by email.