Based in Cumbria, Katie Hale won a Northern Debut Award for her poetry collection, White Ghosts (Nine Arches, 2023). Katie is a former MacDowell Fellow and winner of the Palette Poetry Prize, Munster Chapbook Prize and Aesthetica Creative Writing Prize. Her short fiction has been longlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award. She has held residency posts in seven countries and mentors emerging writers as a Core Team Member of the Writing Squad. In 2022, she won a Northern Writers’ Award for Fiction to work on The Edge of Solitude.
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