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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 followed by Place of Repose in February 2020. The final novel, A New Heaven and a New Earth, is out now..
Katharine lives in Berwick-upon-Tweed, with a view from her writing desk across the Tweed estuary to Lindisfarne
Listen to my Durham Book Festival talk on Cuthbert and the North here:
It’s not that I mind winter. No - I love the pale light, the incandescent sunsets over the estuary and the icicles dripping from the gutter on frosty mornings. But it plays havoc with my schedule. I am, irredeemably, a lark. Morning is my bright time, my wide-awake...read more