Kirsty Hartsiotis studied history of art at Warwick, medieval studies at York – where she was a member of the Lords of Misrule theatre group – and museum studies at Leicester. She is a storyteller and writer with a special interest in history and the heritage industry, in which she’s worked for many years as a curator and educator, organising many exhibitions and conducting field research in Greece. She has performed as a storyteller in theatres, bookshops, festivals, woods, castles, museums, schools, art centres, outdoor events, gatherings, sacred spaces, parties, libraries, and cafes all around the country either solo or with storytelling company Fire Springs. Kirsty is the author of Wiltshire Folk Tales (2011), Suffolk Folk Tales (2013), Gloucestershire Ghost Tales (with Anthony Nanson) (2015), and Suffolk Ghost Tales (with Cherry Wilkinson) (2017).
Kirsty is a co-author of An Ecobardic Manifesto: a vision for the arts in a time of environmental crisis
Wiltshire Folk Tales (History Press)
Suffolk Folk Tales (History Press)
Gloucestershire Ghost Tales (co-author) (History Press)
Suffolk Ghost Tales (co-author) (History Press)