Catherine McKinnon

Author of Storyland (2017) and The Nearly Happy Family (2008), Catherine lectures in creative writing at the University of Wollongong and is co-convenor of UOW’s Centre for Critical Creative Practice (C3P) research centre. Storyland was shortlisted for 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Barbara Jefferis Award, and the Voss Literary Prize, and in 2020 was commissioned by Merrigong Theatre to be adapted to a play. Catherine’s plays have been produced nationally and her short stories, reviews and essays have appeared in Transnational LiteratureText JournalRealTime, Narrative, Sydney Morning Herald, Meanjin and the Griffith Review. She is currently completing her next novel for Harper Collins.