An interview with Kate Forsyth will be posted on the Blog at 2pm AEST.
Kate Forsyth is the author of almost twenty books for both adults and children, including her best-selling fantasy series Rhiannon’s Ride and The Witches of Eileanan. Her books have been published in Australia, the US and Canada, the UK, Germany and Russia. Kate has also published several other titles, including The Starthorn Tree, Full Fathom Five (under her maiden name Kate Humphrey), and Radiance, a collection of poetry.
Several of Kateâ€™s books have been short-listed for the Aurealis Award for Australian Fantasy, and The Starthorn Tree was short-listed for the Western Australian Childrenâ€™s Choice Awards and One Book, One Brisbane. In addition, The Witches of Eileanan was named as one of the Best First Novels of 1998 by Locus. Kate has also worked as a freelance journalist for Vogue, Black + White, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Mode, and Sunday Life. She has a BA in Literature from Macquarie University and a MA in Writing from UWS.