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Cathi Unsworth

The cult crime writer answered your questions

This week's lunchtime masterclass was with Cathi Unsworth, who is known for her crime noir novels which include The Not Knowing and Bad Penny Blues.

Cathi Unsworth is a novelist, writer and editor who lives and works in London. She began her career on the legendary music weekly Sounds at the age of 19 and has worked as a writer and editor for many other music, film and arts magazines since, including Bizarre, Melody Maker, Mojo and Uncut.

Her first novel, The Not Knowing, was published in 2005, followed the next year with the award-winning short story compendium London Noir, which she edited, and in 2007 with the punk noir novel The Singer. Her third novel, Bad Penny Blues, inspired by the unsolved 'Jack the Stripper' murders of 1959-65 was published in 2009 to great critical acclaim. Her new book Weirdo will be published in July by Serpent's Tail.

Cathi also reviews for The Guardian, has appeared on TV and radio including reviewing for BBC2's The Culture Show. She regularly takes part in live events, including the annual Theakston’s Old Peculier Harrogate Crime Writing Festival. Find out more about Cathi's writing at cathiunsworth.com

This masterclass has now finished but you can read all the questions posed to Cathi, and her replies, below

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