Catherine Johnson

Catherine Johnson Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Honiton, Crediton, Colyton and Exmouth

In her novels Sawbones and Blade and Bone, this acclaimed writer took readers into a world of medical intrigue and body snatching set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.

Winner of the Historical Association’s Young Quills Award for Historical Fiction, Catherine is of Welsh/Afro-Caribbean descent, and her novels include Stella, The Dying Game, Arctic Hero (selected for Booked Up 2009), The Curious Tale of the Lady Caraboo, and A Nest of Vipers, shortlisted for the UKLA Award.

Catherine lectures in creative writing at London Metropolitan University, and is a Trustee of The Reading Agency.