Kate is a children’s author, freelance writer and marketer.


Kate is an author of both fiction and non-fiction children’s stories who lives with her family in the south of France. In 2014, her children’s story, The Elephant Carnival, won a Walker Books Animal Stories competition for 4-7-year-olds. In 2015 she won the Winchester Festival, First Pages of a Novel award for a YA concept. Her debut non-fiction will be published by Walker Books in 2023, shortly followed by further non-fiction books by four other UK publishers.

Kate is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (UK and France), Society or Authors, Children’s Book Circle (UK) and Children’s Book Insider (USA) and belongs to a critique group of children’s authors.

Kate has completed writing courses at:

The London School of Journalism: Freelance and Feature Journalism and Writing Short Fiction

Curtis Brown Creative: Writing for Children

SCBWI and CBI: various courses and seminars on writing picture books and non-fiction for children.

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