Q&A with Alumni Authors: Catriona Ward
Please save the date for a Q&A with Aularian author Catriona Ward (1999, English). Booking will open shortly.
Catriona Ward was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the United States, Kenya, Madagascar, Yemen, and Morocco. She read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and is a graduate of the Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia. Stephen King praised her upcoming gothic thriller, The Last House on Needless Street, as ‘the real deal. I was blown away. Haven’t read anything this exciting since Gone Girl.’ The Last House on Needless Street is published 2021 by Viper (Serpents Tail) and Tor Nightfire. Ward’s most most recent novel Little Eve won the 2019 Shirley Jackson Award, the August Derleth Prize at the British Fantasy Awards and was a Guardian best book of 2018. Her debut Rawblood also won the 2016 August Derleth, making her the only woman to have won the prize twice. Her short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies. She lives in London and Devon.