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Katja Kaine is a writer based in Yorkshire, and is the creator of the Novel Factory.

Katja Kaine is represented by Maddy Belton of the Madeleine Milburn Agency. 

She is a member of the Society of Authors and is the founder of Leeds Writers and Poets. 



Over the last few years she has collected the following writing accolades:

  • Won the Northern Writers Northern Promise Award

  • Longlisted for the Bath Children's Novel Award 2023

  • Longlisted for the WriteMentor Novel Award 2023

  • Shortlisted for the Bath Children's Novel Award 2022

  • One of 12 writers selected for the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices Anthology 2022

  • 2nd in the Write Mentor Novel-in-Progress Award

  • Longlisted for the Guppy Prize

  • Reached the top 10% of the Bridport Prize

  • 2nd in the Quoscript novel award

On this site you can read some of her short stories, see what her favourite writing resources are here and get in contact here.

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