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Katie B. Edwards is a writer and broadcaster from Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

Katie is a recovering academic. She has a first class degree and a PhD in Biblical Studies from the University of Sheffield, where she also worked 2012-2020, teaching and researching the role of religion in contemporary culture. She is currently Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Chester. 

She has written widely for the press, and her work has featured in The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, The Conversation, The Washington Post and Newsweek. ​Her radio credits include the award-winning and critically acclaimed 2018 Lent Talk ‘Silence of the Lamb’, which Katie wrote and presented. ​She has also presented several episodes of Beyond Belief, a long-running series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world, and the ‘Yorkshire Poets’ episode of Tongue and Talk, both on BBC Radio 4. ​

Katie currently co-hosts Noirthern, a podcast looking at crime fiction set in Northern locations. 

Katie is represented by Jon Wood at Rogers, Coleridge and White Literary Agency. Specialisms: Women, Sexual Violence, Religion, Bible

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