About

HOW TO WALK is a blog about walking, wild swimming, wading through rock-pools, and sifting through pebbles on the beach. It is also, sometimes, about life as an autistic woman.


About Katherine May

Katherine MayKatherine May writes fiction and memoir, and is also known as Betty Herbert (The 52 Seductions). She lives in Whitstable, is obsessed with Devon, and loves gin martinis, the sea and walking until her legs ache. She was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2016.

Her new novel, The Whitstable High Tide Swimming Club, is published in February 2018.

In April 2018, she will also publish her memoir about living with Asperger Syndrome, The Electricity of Every Living Thing.

You can find Katherine on Twitter or Instagram, or subscribe to her fortnightly(is) newsletter.


Katherine’s forthcoming books are published by Trapeze Books in the UK.

Her agent is Madeleine Milburn at the Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV and Film Agency.