Catherine Lowell


Catherine Lowell is the author of The Madwoman Upstairs, published by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster in March 2016 (paperback published November 2016).

In The Madwoman Upstairs, “an enjoyable academic romp that successfully combines romance and intrigue” (Publishers Weekly)—the only remaining descendant of the Brontë family embarks on a modern-day literary treasure hunt to find the family’s long-rumored secret estate, using only the clues her father left behind and the Brontës’ own novels.

Catherine is a California native and graduate of Stanford University, where she studied English literature.