Katherine Angel
Lecturer, English, Theatre and Creative Writing, Birkbeck, University of London

Katherine Angel runs the MA in Creative and Critical Writing in the Department of English, Theatre and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London. She is the author of Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell (2012), Daddy Issues (2019) and Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again (2021). She lives in London.

Written by Katherine Angel

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Essay/
Stories and literature
Shameful

Women who write about their pain suffer a double shaming: once for getting injured, twice for their act of self-exposure

Katherine Angel

David Chipperfield’s restoration of the Neues Museum in Berlin incorprated the older, scarred remains alongside luminous new interiors. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Essay/
Architecture
Papering over the cracks

An historic building brings a personal awakening: the past lives on in us, neither forgotten, nor preserved in aspic

Katherine Angel