Katie Dancey-Downs

The Sloth Who Saved Christmas

Katie Dancey-Downs is a freelance writer and journalist.

Katie trained with the National Youth Theatre and studied Drama at the University of Birmingham. She’s been a finalist for several writing prizes, and had a short play performed at the Salisbury Fringe Festival.

After getting a distinction in her Journalism master’s degree, Katie travelled the world to investigate stories about people and the planet. She’s visited regenerative farmers in India, Maasai women in Kenya, and Indigenous communities in Canada. Katie is the former co-editor of the Lush Times magazine, and has written for publications like HuffPost, Resurgence Magazine, and i News.

If you’d like to get a flavour of Katie’s writing, you might like to look at her story Elsie The Giraffe.