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 new collection is We Could Be Anywhere by Now which was awarded a Writer's Bursary from Literature Wales and was selected by Wales Literature Exchange as a 'Bookcase' title: a book from Wales recommended for translation.

Alongside her independent writing projects, Katherine co-writes with her partner David Towsey under the partnership name D. K. Fields. Head of Zeus publish D. K. 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 has been a Royal Literary Fund fellow.

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.

Unless otherwise stated, the author photos on this site were taken by Two Cats in the Yard Photography and are owned by Katherine. You're very welcome to use them but please credit Two Cats wherever possible.