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
So the UK government’s done it. They’ve passed the Policing Bill, the Nationality Bill and Voter ID. In a single night they have made it harder to protest, harder to vote, made it easier […]
A March-Time Update
I have just had a cheeky semi-nap. Semi-nap, in as much as I’m physiologically not really capable of actually napping. Goodness knows I’ve tried, but it just doesn’t really seem to happen. However, a […]
Secret Project – Announced!
And it’s a trilogy! So yes, for a fair while now I haven’t been able to say what I’ve been working on. But it’s just been properly properly announced by Orbit, my publisher, which […]
For her birthday, I went to stay with my Mum for a night. She was having a few lateral-flow tested friends over for dinner to celebrate, and as she loves to host but can also […]
Election Reform and Protests
In the coming few weeks, a couple of huge bills are going through Parliament which will have a significant impact on the democracy of the UK. The first of these is the Policing Bill. […]
An Anxious Start to 2022
Crack out the banging tunes and warm slippers, for January 2022 is here and it’s… a bit meh? I mean, way less meh than January 2021, which was a significant stinker of a start to […]