Kathryn Evans

Kathryn Evans is the award winning author of  the critically acclaimed YA book, More of Me.  Published in the UK in 2016, More of Me will be released worldwide in 2017 – including gorgeous editions in the US and Germany in June 2017. She is the first  YA author  ever to win the Edinburgh Book Festival First Book Award and More of Me has been nominated for the 2017 Carnegie Medal. Kathryn is an accomplished public speaker with a background in theatre.

Kathryn is a woman who likes to be busy, as well as writing YA, she flirts with poetry,  fences competitively, bellydances for fun, runs a strawberry farm with her husband on the South Coast of England and volunteers as finance co-ordinator for the British Isles region of SCBWI.  Kathryn has two children who are mostly grown up and two cats and an ancient Labrador who are mostly not.

Kathryn believes you can like pink and still be fierce. She’s prepared to prove it too, that’s her below, in the pink mask (obviously.)