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Speaker Profile - Kathryn Evans


Region: British Isles
Age Levels: 11-13 and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
SCBWI Profile: Member Profile
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SCBWI member for 16 years, volunteer for 15,  Co-RA for British Isles until 2021.

YA novels with a sci-fi twist published by Usborne. Popular public speaker especially in schools, talks on self-esteem, empowering women, social media , reading and resilience - book through Authors Abroad.

Agent Sophie Hicks:

Presentation Description:

Kathryn is a lively and experienced performer. Her talks are usually backed up with powerpoint and props. More information available here:

Bookable only via Authors Abroad:

Or  Sophie Hicks Agency: 


A Passion for Reading: from comic books to classics. This talk concentrates on why reading matters and how it’s made me the writer, and the person,  I am today.

Meet the Author:  I am the poster girl for tenacity – this talk is particularly good for pre-exam students or those facing an uphill struggle with work. It took me more than 15 years to get published.


  • Ideas, plot and structure.
  • Making characters live.

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