Cathi Unsworth is the author of four crime novels, most recently That Old Black Magic; plus two further (non-genre) novels, all published by Serpent’s Tail. Her novel Weirdo was translated into seven languages and longlisted for the 2014 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, the 2014 Gran Prix de Littérature Policiére, the 2013 Gordon Burn Prize and the 2013 New Angle Prize for Literature. Her novel Without the Moon was The Times‘ Crime Book of the month upon publication.
She has published numerous short stories and edited the award-winning short story collection London Noir. Cathi is a journalist and editor, and has taught for the Arvon Foundation in addition to her work with CBC.