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The Aerialists

Writers on Reading: Podcast with Sophie Buchaillard and Jonathan Macho: April 2022

“In this brand new episode, author Katie Munnik chats with Sophie and Jonathan about her historical novel The Aerialists, the tragic true story behind it, and how her research informed the fiction in the book as well as the fact.”

Buzz Magazine Review: MAY 2022

“A fascinating moment in Cardiff’s history forms the basis of The Aerialists, by Cardiff-based author Katie Munnik.” 

Loanstars Canada Top PIck: June 2022

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The Heart Beats in Secret

REVIEW IN PICKLE ME THIS – KERRY CLARE : JUNE 2020

“The strange ways that the three narratives fit together, the inherent mystery in the text, that the answers never turned out to be what I thought they were going to be. For a story so entrenched in the domestic, it’s really not conventional in the slightest.”

 

49TH SHELF LAUNCHPAD : MAY 2020

The Elevator Pitch. Tell us about your book in a sentence:  A young woman inherits her grandmother’s house, only to find a wild goose living in the kitchen.

 

REVIEW IN CREATED TO READ – RACHEL CARNEY : JUNE 2019

“This is one of those books that lingers in your mind, that makes you want to go out to the coast and feel the wind in your hair…”

 

Q&A with Humber School for Writers : May 2019

“Joan Barfoot was a fabulous mentor to me. Encouraging and warm, but blunt when I was waffling or wasn’t giving enough… Even in that early draft, I was writing for a reader.”

 

REVIEW AND CHAT WITH SARAH TINSLEY

“It’s a gorgeously written book that is all-encompassing in its creation of people and places. “

 

REVIEW IN THE CARDIFF REVIEW: APRIL 2019

“Munnik frequently works through implication and indirection, revealing and concealing, creating a beguiling and accomplished novel.”

 

Leslie Tate – Filling in the Gaps: April 2019

How is always a tricky question. There isn’t a recipe. But I try to pay attention and sometimes when I do, I catch a glimpse of the more-than-this. And sometimes it surprises me…

 

THE CARDIFF REVIEW: NEW WELSH WRITERS PROFILE : JANUARY 2019 

I have a lot to thank Wales for. Being in a new place gave me the energy and the focus for a new project. But Wales also gave me community. Because the city was new to me and I was new there, I needed to be intentional about finding like-minded people.