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Katharine Tiernan is a writer, teacher and passionate nature-lover. She grew up close to the dramatic coastline of North Northumberland and continues to draw inspiration from its history and landscape. Katharine writes fiction, both short stories and novels, and holds a Creative Writing MA (Distinction) from Newcastle University. Her novel Cuthbert of Farne, the first of her north-east trilogy, was published by Sacristy Press in March 2019. The second novel in the series, Place of Repose, is due out in February 2020.
Katharine lives in Berwick-upon-Tweed, with a view from her writing desk across the Tweed estuary to Lindisfarne
OUT NOW: Place of Repose: St Cuthbert’s Last Journey Sacristy Press
St Cuthbert is, of course, the patron saint of self-isolators. He spent eight years on Inner Farne, a small island off the coast of Northumberland and provides a great example for those new to the practice. Despite his isolation, he became famous for his saintliness...read more