Catherine Simpson is a novelist, memoir writer, short story writer and poet who was born and raised on a Lancashire farm and now lives in Edinburgh. Her memoir One Body, about how our bodies tell the stories of our lives, is forthcoming from Saraband in March 2022. Previously she has published a memoir When I Had a Little Sister, and a novel Truestory.
She won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award for the opening chapters of Truestory. Her work has been published in various anthologies and broadcast on BBC Radio.