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Dr Katherine Stansfield

Katherine Stansfield

Katherine Stansfield is a novelist and poet. Her debut novel, The Visitor, was published by Parthian in 2013. Described by the Daily Mail as ‘An evocative record of a lost age… unmistakably heartfelt’, the novel went on to win the 2014 Holyer an Gof Prize for Fiction. Her first book of poetry, Playing House, was published by Seren in 2014, and Literature Wales awarded her a Writer’s Bursary to complete her second collection. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Aberystwyth University, where she taught as a Lecturer for several years. Falling Creatures, a crime novel, will be published by Allison & Busby in 2017, with a sequel to follow in 2018.