Catherine Edmunds

Novelist and Poet


A few of the places where Catherine's poetry has been published:

The Select Six
electric velocipede, issue 15/16
Mad Hatters Review
Ink, Sweat and Tears
nutshell magazine
The Chronicle
Fleeting Magazine
Sentinel Literary Quarterly
The Journal
South Bank Poetry Magazine
Fit To Work - Poets Against ATOS
The Lake
National Space Society of North Texas
Four Quarters Magazine
Portico Brotherton Open Poetry Prize Anthology 2014
British Science Fiction Associations magazine, ‘Focus’
erbacce press

The Stare's Nest
Space and Time Magazine
Neon Magazine: Battery pack II
The Frogmore Papers
Ink, Sweat & Tears 
Fib Review, Muse Pie Press 
Aesthetica Anthology 
Black Light Engine Room


A few of the places where Catherine's stories have been published:

Beyond Centauri (Sam's Dot Publishing)
Radgepacket volume 1 (Byker Books)
Misfit Mirror (Earlyworks Press)
Loretta's Parrot (Earlyworks Press)
Dark Tales Volume XIII
Escape Velocity Anthology
Up, Do Flash Fiction by Women Writers
Flash Gumbo issue 1.
Wolf Willow Journal
Pulpwood Press
Bare Fiction
Fine Linen
Wordrunner e-chapbooks 
101 Stories

Cover Art

Catherine's art has graced the covers of:

Survival Guides (Earlyworks Press)
with islands in mind (Earlyworks Press)
Digitally Organic (Earlyworks Press)
Shoogle Tide (Earlyworks Press)
wormwood, earth and honey (Circaidy Gregory Press)
The New Curiosity Shop (TWI Publications)
Allakazam! (BeWrite Books)
Misfit Mirror (Earlyworks Press)
Night Falls on Everyone (Readme Publishing)
Loretta's Parrot (Earlyworks Press)
Charity's Child (Circaidy Gregory Press)
Small Poisons (Circaidy Gregory Press)
Old Magic in a New Age (Earlyworks Press)
Left of the Moon (Circaidy Gregory Press)
Writing on Water (Earlyworks Press)
Sky Breakers (Earlyworks Press)
Serpentine (Circaidy Gregory Press)
High King (Circaidy Gregory Press)
Significant Spaces (Earlyworks Press)
Stories for Sale (Circaidy Gregory Press)
Bacchus Wynd (Circaidy Gregory Press)
Daphnis & Chloe (Circaidy Gregory Press)
My Hidden Mother (FeedARead)

Illustrations and other artwork

Catherine's illustrations and artwork have featured in:

Allakazzam! (BeWrite Books)
Night Falls on Everyone (Readme Publications)
Anomalous Appetites (Ed. John Irvine)
Dragon Writers Anthologies (Ed. John Irvine)
Old Magic in a New Age (Earlyworks Press)
The Wrestling Poetry Project
Leaf Books Magazine issues 1 and 2
County Durham Open Art Exhibition every year from 2009 onwards. 
nutshell magazine
The A-Z of Punishment and Torture (BeWrite Books)
Patchings Exhibition, 2011
The Hastings Modern Art Beach Book (Earlyworks Press)
2 photos, Gold Dust Calendar 2012
wormwood, earth and honey (Circaidy Gregory Press, e-book edition)
SAND (Berlin's English Literary Journal)
Still the Sea Rolls On (Northern Voices Community Projects)
The Artist Magazine
New Sun Rising
The 5th Annual Empty Shop Open Exhibition (Durham)
Oil painting: ‘Selfie’ in Scigentasy
George Stephenson portrait in North Tyneside Steam
Portrait of Seamus Heaney in


Catherine's many competition successes include:

Winner, Guardian Unlimited topical haiku of the week, July 06 and Nov 06
Winner, Mad Hatters Review, Fish and Plane contest, Autumn 06
Highly commended, The Plough Prize, December 06
Winner, 'banned words' competition
Shortlisted, Fish One Page Prize, spring 2008
Highly commended, Aesthetica Magazine prize 2009
Shortlisted and third prize, Speakeasy competition 2009
Two poems shortlisted in The Bridport Prize 2010
Caran d'Ache winner, Patchings art competition 2011
Plough Prize shortlisted 2012
Poem from 'Niteblade' magazine nominated for a Pushcart Prize
Glasgow round of the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year, 2013
Runner up, Roy Wood Memorial short story competition 2013
Runner up, Waterhouse Review short story competition 2013
Short story shortlisted, Cinnamon Press competition, 2013 
Shortlisted, Buzzwords 2013
Runner up, 2nd Roy Wood Memorial Short Story Competition
Shortlisted Plough Prize 2013
Winner Cha ‘Void’ poetry competition
Runner up, Cinnamon Press mini-competition.
Shortlisted, Words with Jam first page competition 2014
Shortlisted, Erbacce Poetry Prize 2014
Shortlisted PENfro Open Poetry competition 2014
Highly Commended in the Portico Brotherton Open Poetry Prize 2014
Shortlisted in the Bare Fiction Flash Prize
First prize in the Words with Jam Bigger story competition
Shortlisted in the Words with Jam short story competition
Highly commended SLQ annual 2014
Highly commended Lumen Camden poetry competition 2015
Shortlisted The Binnacle Flash
Shortlisted Frogmore poetry prize
Creative Future Literary Awards Platinum winner
First prize flash 500
Shortlisted Bridport prize 2015 (flash fiction) 
Second Prize, PENfro 
Shortlisted, Wells Poetry Competition 
Shortlisted, Buzzwords 
Enfield Poetry competition Highly Commended 
Bare Fiction poetry prize shortlisted 
Special mention, Magma Editor’s prize 2016