Writer. Dreamer. Creator.
Kathy Hoyle is a North -East lass who came to writing late in life after spending over twenty years as Cabin Crew. She wrote essays in hotel rooms around the world until she finally graduated from The Open University with a BA (hons) in Creative Writing and Literature. She then went on to complete an MA in Creative Writing at The university of Leicester and graduated with distinction. She loves to write short stories and has a passion for Flash Fiction. She can often be found hosting Flash Face Off, a weekly flash evening held by Writers’ HQ
Kathy’s work has appeared in a variety of literary magazines including Spelk, Virtualzine and Ellipsiszine and has been shortlisted in many competitions including The Exeter Short Story Prize and the Fish Memoir Prize.
Her Flash Fiction has been nominated for both a Pushcart Prize and a BIFFY and she is currently working on her first collection.
She is an experienced copywriter and book reviewer and she also loves to ‘pay it forward’ so, she often mentors new writers. She also offers a feedback and critique service to emerging and established writers alike. You can find a list of her publications and editorial services in the menu.