Cathy Still McGowin

Title: Home Writer, Home Makeover Writer, Home Improvement Writer
Education: University of Mississippi
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Expertise: Home Improvement, Gardening, Home Makeovers, Home DIY Projects

Cathy Still McGowin is a home improvement writer who focuses on home organizing, gardening, home makeovers, and interior design. In addition to her topic expertise, Cathy is currently an editor at Birmingham Home & Garden and a freelance contributor to Better Homes & Gardens.


Cathy Still McGowin has contributed to various home or shelter magazines as a writer and editor. She has written for Southern Process Corporation,, and is currently an editor at Birmingham Home & Garden. Cathy has also worked as a freelance writer, editor, and stylist.


Cathy Still McGowin attended the University of Mississippi, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.

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