Katherine Rundell

b. Nina Subin

Katherine Rundell was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2020.

Katherine Rundell is a £50 Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where she works on Renaissance literature, and a writer of children’s books. Her novels include Rooftoppers and The Explorer and have won, among others, the Costa Children’s Book Award, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the Boston Globe Horn Book Award in America, the Andersen Prize in Italy and Le Prix Sorcières in France. Two books for adults, one about John Donne and one modern bestiary, will be published in 2021.