Katie is one of the original co-founders of Planet London. Katie contributed hundreds of articles for the LBQ community including book & film reviews, celebrity interviews, opinion pieces and features as Editor-in-Chief until 2016.
Katie's latest project is the quirky comedy podcast 'Inspector Detective On Chan Tay’; which she co-wrote and co-performed alongside Sally McFerran (available on the Lesbian Lounge Podcast channel). She is currently a creative practice PhD student at Kingston University, with project Queer as Friends, editing her debut novel and freelancing as a journalist for LGBTQ lifestyle press.
Katie has recently been longlisted for the second Primadonna Writing Prize, and will be included in the upcoming Arachne Press 'Tymes goe by turnes' anthology. In 2019, Katie was shortlisted for the Lichfield Cathedral The Word poetry prize. Katie released her debut poetry collection 'The Nature of Fragments', in 2016 and was published in the independent short story anthologies 'L Is For...', (2014), ‘Manifest: New Writing from Warwick’ (2018) and ‘Chimera: Warwick MA in Writing Anthology’ (2019). Katie is the creator and screenwriter of the first London LBQ web series, the award winning 'She's in London' which is available to watch at www.shes-in-london.com.
Katie has a long history of being active in the LGBT community as a volunteer, starting when she was a befriender to people coming out at university, and running her uni LGBT society. She ran a social group for lesbians when she lived in Plymouth called Plymouth WEST. Katie has also spent time volunteering for London Raiders Softball Club and co-organising the massive Raiders bowling league. Katie’s work background is charity communications and publishing. In her day job Katie is a Project and Communications Manager at a young people's mental health charity.
Interests: softball, cinema, bowling, writing, netball.