Katherine Stansfield is a novelist and poet who grew up in Cornwall and now lives in Cardiff. Her historical crime series Cornish Mysteries is published by Allison & Busby: think X Files meet Sherlock Holmes meets Daphne du Maurier. Book two in the series, The Magpie Tree, is out now.
Katherine is the Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Cardiff University, where she also teaches the Writing Crime Fiction course for the university’s School of Continuing and Professional Education. She is an Associate Lecturer for the Open University’s new MA in Creative Writing, a Writing Fellow at the University of South Wales, and a mentor for Literature Wales. When she’s not writing or working with other writers, Katherine is most likely playing board games and hanging out with her cats (all of whom are named after fictional detectives).