Cate Kennedy to deliver Opening Address the Festival

Cate KennedyWe are delighted and honoured that Cate Kennedy has accepted our invitation to give the Opening Address at the inaugural Australian Short Story Festival in October.

Cate is an award-winning short-story writer whose work has been published widely. Her collection, Dark Roots, was shortlisted for the Steele Rudd Award in the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and for the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal.

Her latest book, The Taste of River Water: New and Selected Poems by Cate Kennedy, was published in May 2011 and won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards CJ Dennis Prize for Poetry.


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