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Catherine Ryan Hyde

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the bestselling author of 27 published and forthcoming books. Some of her recent books include Worthy, The Language of Hoofbeats, Take Me with You, and Where We Belong. Her short stories have been published in Antioch Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, and the Sun. She has received numerous awards, including the Rainbow Award and the British Book Award. Her bestselling 1999 novel Pay It Forward was adapted into a major motion picture and translated into 23 languages. Hyde is the founder of the Pay It Forward Foundation. For more information, please visit or connect with her on Twitter @cryanhyde.