The Latest News From Catherine Chanter

A Child in the Middle

What's in a name?  The working title has been ditched and A Child in the Middle is now the name of my creative non-fiction text exploring adoption which will be published this May. Over the last couple of months, I have been brainstorming with my editor at Linen Press...

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Linen Press to publish Telling Stories in 2022

I am delighted to announce that my new book, Telling Stories, will be published by Linen Press in 2022.  This is an intensely personal book, weaving together my own story about the search for my birth parents with wider reflections on adoption, informed by my work...

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The Missing List

I have been reading a lot of narrative non-fiction and recently finished The Missing List by Clare Best, published by the independent publisher Linen Press which is ‘run by women for women’.  This is a book which will be both hard to forget and hard to remember.  It...

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What did you do during the Pandemic?

What did you do during the Pandemic?  Answer:  I wrote Telling Stories, my next book which will hopefully be published next year.   During that year I finally found the space, place and time to write an account of my search for my birth family.  It turned out to...

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