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
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium