About Us

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Stratford Living is an independent Canadian company situated in Stratford, Ontario. Founded in 2014, Stratford Living published Stratford Living Quarterly Magazine which was distributed digitally (3) and in print (2). In 2016, Stratford Living Seasons Winter & Spring Issues were launched with the Summer and Autumn Issues coming soon.

Stratford Living Publishing Inc. is led by Director, Publisher and Author Cathy McGough.

Cathy is the published author of several books for more information click here:

Cathy Amazon Author Page

┬áCathy is an Amazon Best Selling Author and in 2016 was the recipient of 2nd Place Best Literary Category for Interviews With Legendary Writers From Beyond and 3rd Place Best Reference Category for 103 Fundraising Ideas For Parent Volunteers With Schools & Teams in the SIBA Awards presented by Metamorph Publishing. Cathy was the winner of a writing competition in Australia in 2012. Her prize was a signed copy of J. K. Rowling’s novel The Casual Vacancy.

In 2016, Cathy participated in Local Author Day on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at The Stratford Public Library.

In 2015 Cathy co-founded and co-organised The Stratford (and area) Authors and Artists Symposium (S.A.A.S.) which successfully launched on Sunday, November 22nd here in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

Cathy was a successful Account Manager in print media for 15+ years, having worked for The Stratford Beacon Herald, The Toronto Sun, The Ottawa Citizen, The Ottawa Sun and The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media), to name but a few. As a part of a team and individually Cathy has won awards for print advertising campaigns.

Cathy is also an award winning Fundraiser, having led the combined team of staff and volunteers at Lifeline Sydney (Australia) in a successful campaign where it was honoured as Sydney Charity of The Year. For more information on Cathy’s career connect with her on

Cathy LinkedIn

Cathy is a Professional Member of the Canadian Authors Association and a member of the Society of Women Writers NSW Inc.