Katharine Quarmby is an award-winning writer, editor and journalist. Her non-fiction works include Scapegoat: Why We Are Failing Disabled People and No Place to Call Home: Inside The Real Lives Of Gypsies And Travellers. She has worked as an editorial consultant for organisations including Byline Times, New York University's Membership Puzzle Project, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and Investigative Reporting Denmark. Katharine also serves as a Director of the Society of Authors (2018-) and is a committee member for the Crown Prosecution Service's External Consultative Group on Hate Crime (2018-). Katharine holds an MA from the University of Cambridge in Modern Languages and an MA from the University of Liverpool in Latin American Studies.