The co-founder and chair of the board of the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), Kate Mosse is the bestselling author of the Languedoc Trilogy which included 2005’s Labyrinth. Born on 20 October, 1961 in Sussex, Kate graduated with a degree in English and worked in publishing for many years before becoming a writer.
An author of fiction, non-fiction and short stories, she is famous for her adventure and ghost fiction that is inspired by real history. Kate has won many awards over the course of her career and is a very influential figure in publishing. She was awarded an OBE for services to literature in 2013.