Kathleen Jones is based in Cumbria. She has worked in journalism and broadcasting, lectured in Creative Writing and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow.  Her published work includes poetry, short fiction and five biographies, most recently A Passionate Sisterhood – the story of the wives, sisters and daughters of the Lake poets -  and a life of Catherine Cookson.  She is working on a biography of Katherine Mansfield called The Storyteller for Penguin.

Her story ‘Living With the Dead’ features in Route Offline.