Cath Howe lives in South West London and Sussex. She runs arts events in schools and other venues, often using her own drama scripts and creative writing. This close contact with her readership brings authenticity and resonance to her fiction
Cath's debut, Ella on the Outside, received outstanding reviews, was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and won the North Somerset Teacher's Award. It was followed by Not My Fault, an uplifting story of families and forgiveness and and How to Be Me, about a lonely rich boy who finds friends and the confidence to be himself.
Her latest book, The Insiders, has also received widespread acclaim. Red Reading Hub called it "another unmissable, wise, heartwarming story from Cath Howe; a tale of friendship, family and insecurity."
Cath is also working on an exciting new younger fiction series which will be launched in 2023.
For schools, Cath has written highly acclaimed primary drama resource Let's Perform (Bloomsbury).