Claire North is the pen name for the Carnegie-nominated Catherine Webb, who also writes under the name Kate Griffin. Her latest book is the Pursuit of William Abbey. Catherine currently works as a live music lighting designer, teaches women’s self-defense, and is a fan of big cities, long walks, Thai food and graffiti-spotting. She lives in London.
News from Claire North
Running Up That Hill
I have been training for the 2020 Hackney Half since autumn 2019, and in a few weeks it might actually happen on September 26th 2021. This means that I have been hitting pavements for two […]
The Parable Of The Flood
I am not a fan of using religious tropes and stories to communicate vital real-world issues. But I’m also being regularly reminded that sometimes the way I like to communicate (i.e. at great length and […]
An Antidote(ish) to Climate Despair
The U.N. has released it’s latest damning report on the state of climate change in the world, and everyone is sad. It’s grim, grim reading, and everyone is exhausted. However. Exhaustion and sadness are […]
Notes From the Burning Age – Available Now!
Notes From the Burning Age is now out in the UK and US in hardback, ebook and audio! Hurrah! As a reminder, this one is a semi-sorta spy-thriller set in a future environmentalist’s utopia […]
Goodness What A Week
Well, it’s been a bit of a time. I’m writing this blog post from day 2 of self-isolation, after my NHS Covid App pinged me with a warning that I’d had contact with someone […]
More Notes From the Burning Age
We’re a little over a week from publication of Notes From the Burning Age (which is July 22nd in the UK and I think also the US… and probably also audio too?) – and just […]