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About Kate Mosse

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Kate Mosse is the author of six novels & short story collections, including the No 1 multi-million selling Languedoc Trilogy - Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel - and No 1 bestselling Gothic fiction including The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist's Daughter, which she is currently adapting for the stage. Her books have been translated into 37 languages and published in more than 40 countries. She has also written three works of non-fiction, four plays and is curating a collection of short stories inspired by Wuthering Heights to celebrate the 200 anniversary of Emily Bronte's birth in 2018. Her documentary on the writer & classicist Helen Waddell will be broadcast by the BBC in 2018.

A champion of women's creativity, Kate is the Founder Director of the Women's Prize for Fiction - the largest annual celebration of women's writing in the world - and sits on the Executive Committee of Women of the World. She was awarded an OBE in 2013 for services to literature and women and was named Woman of the Year for her service to the arts in the Everywoman Awards. Deputy Chair of the National Theatre in London, Kate hosts the pre & post performance interview series at Chichester Festival Theatre in Sussex, Platform Events for the National Theatre in London, as well interviewing writers, directors, campaigners and actors at literary and theatre festivals in the UK and beyond.

Kate divides her time between Chichester in West Sussex and Carcassonne in the southwest of France. She is now working on the next novel in 'The Burning Chambers' series, The City of Tears - set in Paris, La Rochelle and Amsterdam - for publication in May 2020.

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Complete Bibliography

Fiction

Eskimo Kissing (Hodder & Stoughton, 1996)

Crucifix Lane (Hodder & Stoughton, 1998)

Labyrinth (Book I Languedoc Trilogy, Orion, 2005)

Sepulchre (Book II Languedoc Trilogy, Orion, 2007)

The Winter Ghosts (Orion, 2009)

Citadel (Book III Languedoc Trilogy, Orion, 2012)

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales (short stories, Orion, 2013)

The Taxidermist’s Daughter (Orion, 2014)

Non Fiction

Becoming a Mother (Virago, 1993)

The House: Behind the Scenes at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (BBC Books, 1995)

Chichester Festival Theatre at Fifty (Unbound, 2012)

Plays

Syrinx (2009; printed version in The Mistletoe Bride, Orion 2013)

Endpapers (Oberon Books, 2011)

Dodger (coming 2018)

The Taxidermist’s Daughter (stage adaptation with Greg Mosse, coming 2019)

The Queen of Jerusalem (stage adaptation with Greg Mosse, coming 2020))

Essays, Short Stories & Other Writings

Little Black Dress (story – edited by Susie Maguire, Polygon, 2006)

The Fishbourne Book (introduction - FBG, 2006)

Modern Delight (essay – Waterstones/Faber and Faber, 2009)

Midsummer Nights (story – edited by Jeanette Winterson, Quercus, 2009)

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini (introduction – Vintage Classics,2009)

Introduction to The Writers’ & Artists Yearbook 2009 (introduction – A&C Black, 2009)

The Book Lovers’ Appreciation Society (story – edited by Fanny Blake, Orion 2009)

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (introduction – Serpent’s Tail, 2010)

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (introduction – Whites Book, 2010)

The Best Little Book Club in Town (story – edited by Fanny Blake, Orion, 2011)

Why Willows Weep (story – edited by Tracy Chevalier, 2011)

Write (essay – Guardian Books, 2012)

Goldfinger by Ian Fleming (introduction – Vintage Classics, 2012)

Night Falls on the City by Sarah Gainham (introduction – Little Brown, 2012)

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The Coffee Shop Book Club (story – edited by Fanny Blake, Orion, 2013)

Virago at 40 (story – edited by Lennie Goodings, 2013)

Fifty Shades of Feminism (essay – edited by Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Holmes & Susie Orbach, Virago, 2013)

A Chichester Miscellany by Phil Hewitt (foreword – Summersdale Publishing, 2013)

Chichester Harbour: England’s Coastal Gem by Liz Sagues (foreword – Robert Hale, 2013)

One Hundred Great Plays by Women by Lucy Kerbel (foreword – Nick Hern Books, 2013)

Writing Historical Fiction (essay – edited by Celia Brayfield and Duncan Sprott, Bloomsbury, 2014)

Anthology of World War I Literature for Children (essay – edited by Michael Morpurgo, Jonathan Cape, 2014)

Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain (afterword – Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2014)

Only Remembered (story – edited by Michael Morpurgo, Jonathan Cape, 2014)

The Little Prince (introduction - Picador Classics, 2015)

I am Heathcliff (introduction & curator - Harper Collins, July 2018)

The Turn of the Screw & Owen Wingrave (afterword - Picador Classics, September 2018)