Welcome

As a writer and editor, I have enjoyed many years meeting and interviewing many fascinating people, and visiting wonderful locations worldwide. 

First working as an industry expert, reporting and commenting on the European health and fitness market, I now specialise in profiling authors and artists for magazines.

I contribute reviews and recommendations on new fiction to various publications, websites and local radio, and I interview, chair and organise author events for children and adults. 

I hope you will enjoy reading this selection of my articles, reviews and recommendations.

Catherine

My current work

Just published

in 'Suffolk', October 2017
Author Lucy Hughes-Hallett talks about writing and living in Suffolk.

Website projects

Enthused and inspired by working on my own website, I have continued to collaborate with a colleague on devising websites for a few select clients, as CGwebdesign

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Bookfest

I was thrilled to act as the Coordinator for the Suffolk Libraries Bookfest on 21-30 October 2016. Author talks, events and activities took place throughout libraries in the county.

Events

Forthcoming events

7.30pm Monday 6th November
at Woodbridge Library
The bestselling novelist will be discussing her stunning new memoir 'I Am, I Am, I Am'..
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Most recent events

Monday 19 June 2017
Novelist Laura Barnett invited musician Kathryn Williams to create a soundtrack to accompany her book 'Greatest Hits'. They both joined us for a very special evening at Woodbridge Library, announced by Clive Anderson on BBC Radio 4's 'Loose Ends' the weekend before!
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Launching her new novel, 'Dead Woman Walking', the award-winning crime writer, Sharon Bolton proved a hugely entertaining guest. There were laughs and gasps in equal measure as she talked to us about creating and publishing her compelling and sometimes horrifying plots.

BOOK GROUPS

BROWSERS

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
by Natasha Pulley
Plenty of time to read our summer book group title. But whether you've finished it or not, join in the discussion over coffee and flapjack, or a glass of wine at Browsers Bookshop, Woodbridge.
Monday, 25 September 2017 - 8:00pm

Book reviews

Look out for

by Claire Tomalin
A fascinating and moving account of the life of this respected biographer, beautifully written.

Recent recommendations

by Rachel Joyce
The healing power of music, the strength of community, a belief in second chances, and characters as vivid and touching as Harold Fry. A wonderful...
Review date: 30.05.17

On the radio

BBC Radio Suffolk

Catherine at BBC Radio SuffolkOn the first Tuesday of each month, at 2.30pm, Catherine reviews a book on the BBC Radio Suffolk afternoon programme with Lesley Dolphin. The following month they discuss the book and include comments from listeners.

Lesley's Readers are reading...

The Dry
by Jane Harper

We have just read.....

My blog

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Making the news

The Browsers Book Group made quite a splash in the local newspaper on the last day of the year.

Our recommendations evening held earlier in the month was noted by the books editor on the East Anglian Daily Times, and he requested that we provide him with an account of the occasion and a list of our favourite titles.

The resulting double page spread provided a great reminder of what is a very popular annual event, and we've all added to our 'must read' booklists after hearing so many passionate and fascinating recommendations.

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