Profile: Catherine Edmunds

About This Author

Writer, artist and musician Catherine Edmunds was educated at Dartington College of Arts and Goldsmith’s College, London. Her first full poetry collection and three novels were published by Circaidy Gregory Press, for whom she also was technical editor for the new edition of Michael Short’s seminal work, Holst: The Man and His Music. Next year will see publication of a fully illustrated collaborative novel with author John Benn, set in 1920s rural Ireland. Catherine is a full member of the UK Society of Authors and has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and three times shortlisted in the Bridport prize. Her poetry has appeared in the Frogmore Papers and many other literary journals.

This Author's Books

As a Jewish child born in Slovakia in 1930, my mother would never have a history that could be remembered in any sort of comfort. By the time she reached her teens, concealment had become essential for survival. Teasing out the details all these years lat....
ISBN: 9781786101747
Published: 29 September 2015
“I was enjoying myself—I was twelve years old, stuck on an island inhabited by mad killer rabbits, furious gannets, and a couple of insane missionaries. I thought life couldn’t get much better.” Frances doesn’t believe a word of it, especially as the spea....
ISBN: 9781839452437
Published: 13 March 2020