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Meet Kitty

Writer, poet, trustee, communications specialist.

Kitty has been working as a journalist for 20 years, writing for the Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Grazia, Women's Health, Good Housekeeping and the Mail on Sunday. She has also contributed articles to The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Cosmopolitan and Metro. 

In 2007 she reported from Basra Palace, Iraq and then from Afghanistan in 2008. There, almongst other things, she completed an imbed with the Medical Emergency Response Team. At the time she was the youngest female print journalist to visit both conflict zones.

Kitty was involved with the charity Help for Heroes from it's launch in 2010. She worked for their media team for over five years, helping create the charity brand from scratch.

 

In 2011, Kitty's book Daffodil Girls, about the lives of Army Wives, was published by Virgin Books which made the Sunday Times Hardback Non Fiction best seller list.

Kitty spent 15 years as a Trustee for Cancer Care Map (formally Dimbleby Cancer Care) and in 2021, became the Communications Trustee for The Clevedon Pools in Bath. 

Kitty is a proud feminist and not afraid to put her head above the parapet, writing about the difficult issues. She has battled serious illness her entire life but uses her experiences, writing about often taboo subjects, in the hope it will help others and start necessary conversations.

Today, Kitty is a freelance writer, poet & communications consultant working with a range of publications and charititable organisations.

JOY & ADVERSITY

"I am no stranger to joy. I know that joy can only be truly experienced only by those who have known adversity. And adversity is an inevitability."

- From Unnatural Causes (2018)