Welcome –

Here you will find news about my various publications and activities – and examples of my writing.

My work rises out of my intense interest in the natural world, art, mythology and history.

If you share these preoccupations, join me on ‘the winding way of the happily lost’ into the forest of words.

Kate Innes, Writer Black and White Portrait Photo
Errant Hours by Kate Innes
Flocks of Words by Kate Innes
All The Winding World by Kate Innes

News and Events:

All the Winding World by Kate Innes  –  the much anticipated sequel to The Errant Hours is now published!

“Rich, intricate, and full of ordinary women finding power in a society that seeks to rob them of autonomy. Second novels rarely live up to the promise of the first, but this delivers wholeheartedly. A fantastic testament to the power of love.” Best-selling author Manda Scott

“This is such a gripping tale that I read it almost in one sitting, and yet the story is well grounded in the realities of medieval life. All the Winding World is a great achievement, and I am already looking forward to the third in the series.” Dr Henrietta Leyser – Oxford University Medievalist

Reading Group visits and illustrated talks about the background to The Errant Hours and All the Winding World can be booked through the ‘Get in Touch‘ page. 


The poetry collection Flocks of Words was recently shortlisted for the International Rubery Award . It is available from Amazon and the Get in Touch page

Flocks of Words – the performance –  is an exciting collaboration with the talented acoustic group Whalebone. An immersive, hypnotic blend of music and poetry, exploring landscape and the human soul.

Flocks of Words Performances:

Friday 5th April 7:30pm – Quatt Village Hall near Bridgnorth – tickets £10

Saturday 4th May, 7:30pm -Culmington Church 

Thursday 9th May, 7:30pm – Nuneaton Library

Friday 7th June, 7:30pm – Knowbury Church near Ludlow 

soft folds of spawning streams
wisps of bees
the hollows made by muscular hills
and the downy skin of mown grass

The Errant Hours a medieval literary adventure

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