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Catherine Fogarty

CATHERINE FOGARTY is the founder and president of Big Coat Media, an award-winning company that has produced series for both Canadian and American networks, including the HGTV series “Love It or List It.” She is also the writer, producer and voice of the narrative true-crime podcast Story Hunter. In 2021, Fogarty published her first non-fiction book, Murder on the Inside: The True Story of the Deadly Riot at Kingston Penitentiary, which won the Marina Nemat Award for Creative Writing from the University of Toronto and was shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award and the Brass Knuckles Award for Best Nonfiction Crime Book. Indigo called it one of the best history books of the year and Publishers Weekly said it was a must-read. Originally trained as a social worker, Fogarty holds a BA in sociology/anthropology, an MA in social work, an MBA in human resource management and an MFA in creative non-fiction writing. Catherine Fogarty divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles.

Books by Catherine Fogarty