Cathy Hamilton is the author of sixteen books and one play, an award-winning journalist and the creator of Boyfriend in-a-Box,

a novelty gift product that landed her on the Today show, in People magazine and as Cathy Hamilton #3 on "To Tell the Truth."  


Cathy conceived and developed, one of the first online communities for boomer-aged women. The site earned the top 2007 EPpy Award (Editor & Publisher/MediaWeek) for Best Newspaper-Affiliated Web Site. Her Sunday humor column earned several awards including "Best Column" from the Kansas Press Association and Suburban Newspapers of America.

Currently, she is working on a series of children's books and writes features for magazines. She also teaches life story writing at her local public library.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and teaching her grandson essential life skills like sucking spaghetti and eating whipped cream straight from the can. 

Cathy lives in Kansas with her husband. They have two adult children, one daughter-in-law, and the aforementioned spaghetti sucker. 

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