Fiction 

Kate has just completed her first short story collection, Wool Spin Burn. Its twelve loosely linked stories travel from suburban Brisbane to the fictional country town of Roweston, and beyond to an Australian offshore detention centre. Its intersecting characters deal with the anxieties and challenges posed by the complexities of contemporary society and the limitations of personal experience.

 

Wool Spin Burn was shortlisted for the 2015 Queensland Literary Awards (Emerging Queensland Writer - Manuscript category). Several of its stories have been published in Australian literary journals and anthologies, and recognised in national literary competitions, including:

Fellowship of Australian Writers
Fellowship of Australian Writers

'Eden' awarded Second prize in 2015 FAW National Literary Awards (Angelo B Natoli Short Fiction category)

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Katherine Susannah Prichard Award
Katherine Susannah Prichard Award

'Field of Vision' - Runner Up in 2015 Katherine Susannah Prichard Short Fiction Award

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2015 Queensland Literary Awards
2015 Queensland Literary Awards

'Wool Spin Burn' was shortlisted for the 2015 Queensland Literary Awards (Emerging Qld Writer - Unpublished Manuscript category)

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Tincture Journal
Tincture Journal

'A.B.C.D.' in Tincture Journal, Issue 11, Spring 2015

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2015 FAW TAS Henry Savery Award
2015 FAW TAS Henry Savery Award

'Field of Vision' was Highly Commended in the Open Short Story category

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The Big Issue Fiction Edition
The Big Issue Fiction Edition

'Bedrock' published in The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2015.

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Overland
Overland

'Old Light' published in Overland Autumn Fiction 218:5

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The Best Australian Stories 2014
The Best Australian Stories 2014

'The Interpreter' published in The Best Australian Stories 2014 (edited by Amanda Lohrey). Black Inc.

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Meanjin
Meanjin

'The Interpreter' published in Meanjin, vol 73, no. 3, September 2014

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Westerly
Westerly

'A Boxful of Prophets' published in Westerly, vol. 59, no. 1, June 2014

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Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings

'The Art of Preservation' published in Kill Your Darlings, vol 14, June 2013.

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FAW National Literary Awards - 2014
FAW National Literary Awards - 2014

'Old Light' and 'DNA' received Highly Commended awards.

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