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Catherine Cho

‘My son was eight days shy of his 100-day celebration when I started to see devils in his eyes.’

Catherine Cho’s Inferno is shortlisted for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year Award.

Catherine Cho

Catherine Cho gave birth to her son in 2017. Three months later, she found herself in an involuntary psych ward, separated from her husband and child. Catherine was diagnosed with a rare form of postpartum psychosis that affects 1–2 in 1000 women.

Catherine works in publishing. Originally from the United States, she's lived in New York and Hong Kong. She currently lives in London with her family.

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