was born and brought up on a hill farm in Cumbria and
now lives with her partner, sculptor Neil Ferber, on the edge of the Lake
District. She has been writing since she was a child and has published
ten books including six biographies and a collection of poetry. She lived
for several years in Africa and the Middle East, where she worked for
the Qatar Broadcasting Corporation. Since then she has written extensively
for BBC radio and contributed to several television documentaries..
Kathleen is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow. Her latest biography,
˜Katherine Mansfield: The Storyteller' was published by Penguin NZ in
August, and by Edinburgh University Press in December 2010. It is available
An E-book version of Katherine Mansfield:
The Story-Teller will be available in December 2012
A Passionate Sisterhood, Christina Rossetti,
Margaret Cavendish, Margaret Forster and a short story collection
called Three and Other Stories are already available on Kindle.