Catherine Gray is an award-winning writer and author of five books, including Sunday Times Bestseller The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober. Her work has been published in the likes of Stylist, Marie Claire, The Lancet Psychiatry and The Guardian, and her books have been translated into nine languages. In 2017, Catherine founded charitable campaign Sober Spring, a three-month sabbatical from alcohol, and she runs it with Alcohol Change UK, for whom she is an ambassador. She's been sober since 2013. Catherine lives in Hove and when not writing she enjoys falling off a paddleboard, giving her plants names like 'Cassandra' and 'Miguel', and spamming Instagram with pictures of dogs.