Catz alumna wins Author of the Year at The British Book Awards 2024

Dr Katherine Rundell (2005, English Language & Literature), Catz Domus Fellow, has been awarded Author of the Year and Book of the Year: Children’s Fiction at The British Book Awards 2024. This is the first time in six years that a children’s book author has won Author of the Year.

This follows her previous win of the Waterstone’s Book of the Year Award 2023, also for her most recent children’s novel Impossible Creatures.

For World Book Day 2023, Rundell shared what books she read as an undergraduate at Catz that she would recommend to others in the Catz community.

The College wishes Dr Rundell many congratulations on her success.


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