Katie Haigh was born in August 1981. She is from Heywood, Lancashire. Although Katie has struggled with a range of physical and mental health problems since her early teenage years, she has managed to cope with raising a family. Katie has used creative writing as an outlet for her range of conditions. She performs regularly at local open mic nights and has previously been published in Scribble and North West Focus. Last year she had her first book of poetry, Prejudice and Pride published by Chipmunka Publishing.