Catherine is a Sydney based writer, editor and illustrator.
She completed her Bachelor of Popular Music degree at Griffith University/Queensland Conservatorium of Music. There she studied songwriting, with a focus on lyric writing for Country, Folk and Americana music. She also took courses in Shakespeare and Australian Literature.
Whilst in Queensland she interned, and later worked as a writer for Blank GC, a monthly print/online cultural and lifestyle magazine. Her role there saw her interviewing bands such as WAAX and Cub Sport, reviewing live shows and festivals including Big Sound, A Day On The Green and Stevie Nicks, as well as writing various single/EP/album reviews.
In 2018 Catherine moved back to Sydney and began working full time as the National Account Coordinator for Allen & Unwin and Murdoch Books.
In 2019 she started her Master’s of Creative Writing at Macquarie University part time whilst she continues to work for A&U, her own writing projects and freelance editing projects. She has worked with novelists and journalists alike to help them take their copy to the next level.
She does freelance illustrations and art commissions at her sister project Paper Dinosaur.
Catherine is often found with a good book in hand, some chocolate in her pocket and a pile of notebooks filled with scribbled ideas for her next project.
All opinions and reviews are mine and mine alone.
They do not reflect or are influenced by my employer, Allen & Unwin.