Katherine Stansfield - novelist and poet




Katherine Stansfield is a multi-genre novelist and poet. She grew up on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall and now lives in Cardiff. She is the author of four novels and several collections of poetry.

Her latest novel is 
The Mermaid's Call, third in the Cornish Mysteries series, out now with Allison & Busby.

Katherine’s poetry is published by Seren. Her next collection, We Could Be Anywhere by Now, will be published in April 2020. 

Alongside her independent writing projects, Katherine co-writes with her partner David Towsey under the partnership name DK Fields. Head of Zeus publish DK Fields' political fantasy trilogy The Tales of Fenest.

She teaches for the Open University and the School of Continuing and Professional Education at Cardiff University. She works as a mentor for Literature Wales, a Writing Fellow at the University of South Wales, and is a Royal Literary Fund fellow at Cardiff University.

Katherine is a member of Crime Cymru: a new collective of crime writers with a connection to Wales. You can read more about the group here. She is also a member of the Crime Writers Association. With her poetry hat on, she is co-editor for the poetry section of Scintilla, the journal of the Vaughan Association.

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