My Published Work


Angelhood. Vinspire Publishing. April 2015. Read more about A.J. Cattapan’s Amazon bestselling and multiple award-winning young adult novel here.

Seven Riddles to Nowhere. Vinspire Publishing. August 2016. Read more about this award-winning middle grade mystery here.

Magazine Articles and Short Stories:

“A Turkey of a Thanksgiving.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade. August 13, 2013. Reprinted in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Great Kids, 2015 and Chicken Soup for the Soul: For Mom With Love, 2016.

“Brandon’s Experiment in Space.” Highlights Magazine for Children, February 2013.

“Nobody Listens to Me!” Pockets Magazine, April 2012. Short story about a sixth grade girl who needs to watch over a selectively mute kindergartener on a homeschooling field trip to the zoo.

“Women Who Went the Distance.” Hopscotch for Girls, October/November 2011. Article on the history of women’s marathons.

“Row for the Shore.” Pockets Magazine, April 2011. Short story about twelve-year-old twins trying to raise money for their upcoming birthday party and find inspiration in a girl undergoing chemotherapy treatment.

“Cecilia: The Singing Saint.” My Light Magazine, 2011. An online article about one of my favorite saints. You can read the article here.

“When Old Meets New: Using Today’s Fantasy Novels to Engage Students in Classical Mythology.” Booksource newsletter, May 2010. An explanation of how I, as a middle school English teacher, connect modern fantasy stories to Greek mythology.