Alligator Alley



 

SHELLY STEWART CATO is the winner of Jabberwock Review’s 2021 Nancy D. Hargrove Editors’ Prize for Poetry, and was a finalist for Rattle’s 2020 Poetry Prize and a semi-finalist for Southeast Review's 2021 Gearhart Prize. Her work has recently appeared in Poet Lore and New Ohio Review and is forthcoming in Washington Square Review and Harpur Palate. She writes near the Warrior River in Walker County, Alabama, and is passionate about genre bending and short forms, blurring lines between truth and imagination. Find her on Instagram @shellyscato.