Kate Mayfield

Kate Mayfield is the author of The Undertaker’s Daughter (a memoir) and the coauthor of Ten Steps to Fashion Freedom and Ellie Hart Goes to Work. A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan, Kate lives in London.

Books by this Author

“The Undertaker’s Daughter is a wonderfully quirky, gem of a book beautifully written by Kate Mayfield.…Her compelling, complicated family and cast of characters stay with you long after you close the book” (Monica Holloway, author of Cowboy & Wills and Driving With Dead People).

How does one live in a house of the dead? Kate Mayfield explores what it meant to be the daughter of a small-town undertaker in this fascinating memoir evocative of Six Feet Under...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. We either do, or we don’t.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I have many. They are all great.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Aside from the perfect happiness scenario, I would be signing books and meeting readers. It really is a great privilege.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A.

Sitting before a roaring fire in an English country house hotel with a huge pot of tea and a gobsmackingly good book. Rock and roll.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. But...

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