Literary Events

An engaged and enthusiastic reader who brings a journalist’s facility with interviewing together with immersion in the craft of writing, Kate has chaired in-conversation events with writers including Mai Al-Nakib, Tori Amos, Simon Armitage, Jesse Armstrong, Jami Attenburg, Colin Barrett, Carrie Brownstein, Lucy Burns, Jessie Burton, Eleanor Catton, Mary Costello, Stuart Evers, Lara Feigel, Sinéad Gleeson, A.M. Holmes, Stephen Kelman, Tim Key, Liza Klaussmann, John Lahr, Olivia Laing, Deborah Levy, Joanna Moorhead, Eileen Myles, Dorthe Nors, Jenny Offill, Ingrid Persaud, Emilie Pine, Monique Roffey, Sunjeev Sahota, George Saunders, Louise Stern, May-Lan Tan, Beth Underdown, Saskia Vogel, Anna Whitwham, Jeanette Winterson and Benjamin Wood

Since 2006 she has compered or organised a multitude of live literature events, conferences and writing festivals, as well as speaking on panels about different aspects of writing. She also teaches creative writing workshops and runs writers’ groups.

She is available for events either in person or online (in person in the North West only).