Ceallaigh S. MacCath-Moran (C.S. MacCath) is a PhD candidate in the Folklore Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland, an author, a poet, and a musician. Ceallaigh's research interests include animal rights activism as a public performance of ethical belief, which is the topic of her dissertation, and creative applications of folkloristics for storytellers, which is the topic of her long-running Folklore & Fiction
podcast. Work from Ceallaigh's two fiction and poetry collections has been shortlisted for the Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award, nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and nominated for the Rhysling Award. Her music is both old and new, inspired by the English and Scottish ballad tradition and rooted in contemporary Paganism. She lives in Atlantic Canada.
Ceallaigh is an active member of these organizations, among others: