Born: December 12, 1951
Nationality: United Kingdom
Occupation: screenwriter,writer,playwright,journalist,novelist,short story writer
Biography: Kate Atkinson, (born 20 December 1951) is an English writer. She won the Whitbread Book of the Year prize in 1995 and, under its new name the Costa Book Awards, in 2013 and 2015 in the Novels category.