Caden St. Claire is a native Texan who graduated cum laude from the University of Houston, worked in the legal field for many years, and taught English as a Second Language. Her credits (writing under C. J. Sweet) include:
Night Vision—First Place in the 2015 Writer’s Digest Fiction Contest, Thriller Category;
The Organ Chaser—The Final Twist’s 2016 anthology, “Denizens of the Dark”;
White Rabbit—Honorable Mention in Saturday Evening Post’s 2017 Great American Fiction Contest (included in their online anthology of winners);
Sweet Potato Pie—The Final Twist’s 2019 anthology, “Menu for Mayhem”;
Frozen World— The Final Twist’s 2019 anthology, “Menu for Mayhem”;
White Rabbit— republished in The Final Twist’s 2020 anthology, “Every Beast Has a Secret”;
A Fish in My Garage— The Final Twist’s 2020 anthology, “Every Beast Has a Secret”; and
Three Dogs, Dancing—The Final Twist’s 2020 anthology, “Every Beast Has a Secret”.
Projects include the completion of Book Two of The Ellington Hall Trilogy (Book One, written under the pseudonym Caden St. Claire, is projected to be launched in Spring 2021. She is also working on two sci-fi/fantasy novellas, a WWII novel, a collection of short stories, a coming-of-age YA novel set in Oklahoma, a children’s book, a musical production of 13 original songs, and her third collection of poetry.