Kate Holden was born in 1972 and went to progressive community schools and the University of Melbourne, where she studied classics and literature.

She also has a graduate diploma in professional writing and editing and a Masters in Creative Writing from RMIT.

Her first book, the bestselling In My Skin: A memoir was published by Text in 2005 to critical acclaim and sold to ten countries. Kate has also written a popular column for The Age for several years as well as widely published essays, short stories, and literary criticism. Her second book The Romantic was released in 2010.

Pieces by Kate Holden

Don Quixote in Shanghai
Edition 30: The Annual Fiction Edition

After the words
Edition 33: Such Is Life

Griffith Review