About judith Kinghorn


Judith was born in Northumberland, England, and studied English and History of Art in London where she went on to have a career in media, publishing and graduate recruitment. Formerly managing director of Graduate Appointments, once part of Haymarket Publishing and at that time owned by the novelist Josephine Hart and her husband Maurice Saatchi, Judith was also a director of Saatchi's Megalomedia plc., nominated Woman of the Year and made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

After the birth of her second child, Judith gave up her career in the corporate world and moved with her family from London to rural Hampshire where she returned to her first love, writing. Her acclaimed début The Last Summer was published in the UK, Canada and British Commonwealth countries in 2012, in the USA in 2013, and has been translated to languages including German, Spanish, French and Italian. Judith’s subsequent novels include The Memory of Lost Senses (2013), The Snow Globe (2015), and The Echo of Twilight (2017).

 Recent articles by Judith:

 Neglected Lady Novelists and Me

 20 Novels by C20th Women Writers

A Sense of Place

The Artistic Coma and The Arrogant Intellect

Historical Fiction: Making Research Invisible

But Who Will Want to Read It?