Katherine May
Author, Whitstable, Kent

Katherine May is an author of fiction and memoir, and an award-winning blogger. Her books include the novel The Whitstable High Tide Swimming Club (2018), and the memoir The Electricity of Every Living Thing (2018). She lives in Whitstable in Kent.

Written by Katherine May

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Essay/
Neurodiversity
Autism from the inside

Too many depictions of autistic people rely on tired clichés. The neurotypical world needs to take note of our own voices

Katherine May

Elderly Venetian women sit on a stone bench gossiping in the Piazza San Marco. Photo by Ernst Haas/Getty

Essay/
Stories and literature
Happily never after

Messy plots, audience participation and uncertain endings: how digital storytelling revives the ancient art of gossip

Katherine May