Katharine Tiernan is a writer, teacher and passionate nature-lover. She grew up close to the dramatic coastline of North Northumberland and continues to draw inspiration from its history and landscape. Katharine writes fiction, both short stories and novels, and holds a Creative Writing MA (Distinction) from Newcastle University. Her novel Cuthbert of Farne, the first of her north-east trilogy, was published by Sacristy Press in March 2019 followed by Place of Repose in February 2020. The final novel, A New Heaven and a New Earth, is out now.