Events & courses








Writing Crime Fiction course with Cardiff University - booking now open!

Katherine teaches this popular ten week course for the Department of Continuing and Professional Education at Cardiff University. Students are introduced to the building blocks of crime fiction, including plotting, character construction, writing dialogue and strategies for building tension and suspense. 

The course is running again in January 2019 and booking is now open via the university's website



Seren-Cornerstone Poetry Festival 2019

Following the success of the inaugural poetry festival in 2018, Seren will return to Cornerstone from 8th to 10th February. The full programme is here and early bird tickets are now available to buy

Katherine will kick off proceedings on 8th February with an event to launch All That Was Wood, her pamphlet of new poems written during her recent residency at Cornerstone. She will be joined by two fantastic Seren poets, Emily Blewitt and Kim Moore, and there'll be a buffet!

6pm-7.30pm, 8th February 2019

Cornerstone, Charles Street
Cardiff CF10 2GA 



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





Want to book Katherine for an author talk or workshop?

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