Cathie Linz (b. November 29) is a USA Today best-selling U.S. writer of over fifty contemporary romance novels known for their humor and witty dialogue. Her romance novels are published world wide in nearly twenty languages.
Linz was born on November 29. She was previously employed in Head of Acquisitions at a university law library in the Chicago area. She went on to publish her first book in 1982. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, in addition to being named a lifetime honorary member of the Romance Writers of America.
Linz contributed to the landmark book, Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the appeal of the Romance, a hardcover lead title from the University of Pennsylvania Press which won the distinguished Susan Koppleman Award.
Linz currently lives in the Chicago area with her family and her cat. The cat, Whiskers, appeared on the cover of the December 2006 issues of Romantic Times. An avid traveler she has been to the Swiss Mountains, Alaska, and the Grand Canyon.