Natasha Carthew is an award-winning working-class writer from Cornwall. She has written two books of poetry, three acclaimed novels for young adults (all published with Bloomsbury), and her latest literary adult fiction; ‘All Rivers Run Free’ is published with Riverrun/Quercus and Audible. Her new book ‘Song for the Forgotten’ publishes with National Trust Books, June 2020.
Natasha has written extensively on the subject of what it means to be a working-class writer and how to ensure rural authentic working-class voices are represented in fiction for several publications and programmes, including Writers' & Artists' Yearbook, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, The Guardian and The Big Issue. Natasha is currently touring the UK and Ireland with the ‘Fire and the Flood Tour’ discussing rural, GritLit themes and issues in her work. In 2020, she is launching the ‘Working Class Writers Nature Writing Prize’. She is represented by Lutyens & Rubinstein.