Kathleen is an award-winning short story writer. Her passion for storytelling grew from after-school drama classes and developed in to a desire to write fiction. She is drawn to capture a sense of the extraordinary happening to ordinary people and has most recently focused on writing for young adults.
Her stories range from contemporary to speculative fiction and have been recognised in national competitions. She has also been published in short story anthologies, Award Winning Australian Writing 2010 and One Book Many Brisbanes 6.
Her writing has also received encouragement as a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award finalist, an Australian Society of Authors mentorship and short-listing for a Varuna Publisher fellowship.