Author and social entrepreneur

About Katherine


Katherine Blessan is a novelist, short story writer and screenwriter. She loves to write stories that touch on social issues and explore the space where cultures cross.

As well as writing, she is is one of the directors of a start-up social enterprise called Kaleido Arts for Wellbeing CIC and is a creative writing tutor. Katherine is married to Blessan – yes, her surname is his first name! – and they travel widely and love to meet new people. Katherine lives with her family in Sheffield, UK.

If you would like to get in touch with Katherine about any aspect of writing  feel free to use any of the social media contact links and sign up below to her newsletter. Katherine is open to collaborating on writing projects of interest and leading creative writing workshops.

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Katherine’s Publications

Home Truths with Lady Grey

An evocative, moving story about the power of friendship to unlock new ways of seeing life and self.

‘My world is narrowing, constricting down to the thin end of a funnel’. When normally capable, career-minded Jennifer crumbles under a debilitating disease, she struggles with no longer being in control of her life. In the meantime, Mona, a family-oriented mother of Iranian heritage, finds out that her husband is gambling and hiding the truth from her. Can she move beyond betrayal to action?

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Lydia’s Song was a finalist in the Christian Fiction category of the Next Generation Indie Awards 2016.

Katherine’s second novel Home Truths with Lady Grey reached the final 50 in Roadmap Writers' WriteStart competition 2020.