Catherine Ann Cullen was born in Drogheda, Co Louth.
Her poetry collections are A Bone in My Throat (Tralee, Doghouse Books, 2007); and Strange Familiar (Doghouse Books, 2013).
Her verse-stories for childrens are The Magical, Mystical, Marvelous Coat ([illustrated by David Christiana] New York, Little Brown, 2001); and Thirsty Baby ([illustrated David M. McPhail] Little Brown, 2003), and won a gold award for Poetry and Folklore from the American Parents Association.
Her animation work includes a verse-script for Rowlandson Rides Again (Moving Still, 2006), an adult short on the 18th Century artist Thomas Rowlandson. She has made documentaries and a series about food for RTÉ Radio 1 and produced current affairs, arts and features.
She lives in Dublin.