Katherine May


Katherine May is currently Programme Director for Creative Writing at Canterbury Christ Church University, and is due to complete a PhD in the anthropology of self-narrative.


She is also known as Betty Herbert, author of the award-winning blog and memoir The 52 Seductions (Headline UK and 9 other languages). She has also published fiction in her own name: Burning Out (Snowbooks, 2009) and Ghosts & Their Uses (Urban Fox, 2007).


Katherine has written for The Times, Good Housekeeping, Cosmo and Aeon amongst others and regularly appears on BBC Radio London.