Kathryn Evans is the award winning author of More of Me. Kathryn is the first YA author ever to win the Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award. More of Me also won the 2017 SCBWI Crystal Kite award for UK and Ireland, was nominated for the 2017 Carnegie Medal and several regional awards and has been translated into multiple languages. Her new book, Beauty Sleep, comes out in April 2019
An accomplished public speaker with a background in theatre, Kathryn is also a woman who likes to be busy. As well as writing YA, she flirts with poetry, fences competitively, bellydances for fun, runs a farm with her husband on the South Coast of England and volunteers as Co-Regional Advisor for the SCBWI British Isles . Kathryn has two children who are mostly grown up and two cats and an ancient Labrador who are mostly not.
Kathryn believes you can like pink and still be fierce. She’s prepared to prove it too, that’s her below, in the pink mask (obviously.)