Catherine Jinks
Catherine Jinks

Catherine Jinks

Catherine Jinks was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1963. She grew up in Papua New Guinea and later studied medieval history at the University of Sydney. She is now a full-time writer, living in the Blue Mountains  with her husband and daughter. Catherine is a four-time winner of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year award, and has also won a Victorian Premier’s Literature Award, the Adelaide Festival Award for Literature, the Ena Noel Award for Children’s Literature and an Aurealis Award for Science Fiction. In 2001 she was presented with a Centenary Medal for her contribution to Australian Children’s Literature.

APPEARING AT:The past is never past
WITH: BM Carroll, Sarah Barrie and Andy Muir (facilitator)
DATE: Friday 3 December
TIME: 3.30-4.30
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium

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