Events & courses








Crime & Coffee Festival

This fantastic festival returns for a second year, thanks to the amazing team at Cardiff Libraries. Events are taking place from 3rd to 8th June at library branches across Cardiff, including author readings, panels, writing workshops, 'in conversation' shindigs, a 'Meet the Editor' opportunity with Honno editor Caroline Oakley, and a quiz! The full programme is available here.

Katherine will be kicking things off alongside fellow historical crime writer Mick Finlay in the festival's opening event.

3rd June, 12.30pm
Tickets £3, available to book here

Cardiff Central Library
The Hayes, Cardiff
CF10 1FL


Esedhvos Lit Fest, St Just

Katherine will be appearing at this literary festival taking place at the annual Cornish Gorsedh - more info to follow soon.

5th September 2019, time tbc


Go Gothic Festival, Tavistock

2019 sees the inaugural Go Gothic Festival in Tavistock, celebrating the unsung Gothic heritage of this Cornish town. Katherine will be taking part - more details soon. In the mean time, this blog post by festival organiser Myfanwy Cook gives a great insight into the Gothic goings-on in Tavistock and what to expect from this exciting new festival, plus some linked writing competitions.


12th - 19th October 2019


Poetry upstairs at the Hen & Chicks, Abergavenny

Katherine will be reading alongside Frank Olding and John Jones at this monthly poetry happening organised by Ric Hool.

Tuesday 22nd October, 8pm
Entry: £5 on the door

Flannel Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EG


Writing Crime and Thrillers: Ty Newydd course

Booking is now open for this new crime writing course at Ty Newydd: Wales' writer development centre. Katherine will be tutoring this five day residential course with best-selling novelist Clare Mackintosh

Perhaps you've finished the first draft of your crime novel: maybe you're still wrestling with the plot. Whatever stage you've reached, bring your murderous thoughts to the idyllic setting of Ty Newydd. Each morning we'll tackle a different topic, followed by afternoons of one-to-one tutorials and scheduled time to put pen to paper.

Monday 18th to Friday 22nd November 2019
Full info and booking via the Ty Newydd website





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Photo credit: Brian Carroll