Catherine Fox was educated at Durham and London Universities and has a degree in English and a PhD in Theology. She is the author of four adult novels, Angels and Men, The Benefits of Passion, Love for the Lost and Unseen Things Above, which explore the themes of the spiritual and the physical with insight and humour. In 2007, Yellow Jersey Press published Fight the Good Fight: From Vicar's Wife to Killing Machine in which Catherine relates her quest to achieve a black belt in Judo. Her first teen fantasy novel, Wolf Tide, came out in 2013. She teaches Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and lives in Liverpool, where her husband is dean of the cathedral.
During her time as Ruth Etchells fellow Cathy was working on the sequel to Wolf Tide and researching a new adult novel, Realms of Glory. She also offered some Creative Writing opportunities for students and local writers, as well as delivering the Ruth Etchells lecture. Cathy's research interests are in the field of Theology, Literature and the Imagination.