SUMMERSCALE, Kate. British, b. 1965. Genres: Biography. Career: Journalist and author. The Independent, London, staff writer; Daily Telegraph, London, obituaries writer, became obituaries editor, 1995-96, features writer. Publications: The Queen of Whale Cay: The Eccentric Story of Joe Carstairs, Fastest Woman on Water, 1998. Address: c/o Viking Press, Huron St., New York, NY 10014, U.S.A.