Kate is the much-acclaimed author of the novels Skylarking (Black Inc.) and The Mother Fault (S&S). The Mother Fault was longlisted for the 2021 ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year and shortlisted for the 2021 Aurealis Science Fiction Novel of the Year.
Kate co-hosts The First Time Podcast: conversations with Australian writers – a podcast now in its fourth season. Kate lives in Hurstbridge on Wurundjeri lands, with her partner and two children.
Subject to travel restrictions, the four-week residency exchange will take place in October 2021. Kate will work on her third novel during her residency retreat at Michael King Writers Centre before flying to Wellington to participate in the Verb Wellington Writers’ Festival.