Cathryn Swan is a writer and blogger who writes about parks/public space, people, environment, animals, wildlife, NYC, and life as we know it (or may one day know it). She is writing a book, The B-girl Guide to Earth & Animal-Friendly Living, and writes the Washington Square Park Blog. A former publicist to rock stars including Patti Smith, Aretha Franklin, Sarah McLachlan, AC/DC, David Bowie & more, she is also an advocate on environmental issues.