About Me

Katherine_May_HighRes-32Katherine May is an author of fiction and memoir, and an award-winning blogger.

In 2018, she published a novel, The Whitstable High Tide Swimming Club, and a memoir, The Electricity of Every Living Thingboth with Trapeze Books. Her previous titles include The 52 Seductions (as Betty Herbert), Burning Out, and Ghosts & Their Uses. She has published journalism for a range of titles including The Times, Good Housekeeping, Aeon and Cosmopolitan. She is represented by the Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency.

Until recently, Katherine was the Programme Director for the Creative Writing MA at Canterbury Christ Church University. She currently works as a literary scout for Lucy Abrahams Literary Scouting and reads for Faber Academy. She has previously worked for arts organisations including Tate Britain and Creative Partnerships.

She lives in Whitstable, Kent with her husband and son.