Kate Fitzpatrick

Kate Fitzpatrick

Kate Fitzpatrick has travelled widely, living in Europe for several years. She has written three books – the most recent Name Dropping in 2004 and Airmail in 2005 and has been a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines since the mid seventies.

She has worked as a political speech writer, a florist and is currently employed by the ABC’s Legal Services Department. She was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for services to the theatre and has recently completed an Arts degree.

Kate has a seventeen year old son named Joe and they live together in Sydney.


Home truths

MemoirWE DIDN'T WANT to go. The Gold Coast was a place for holidays, not living. Annual baths of intense bone-warming sunshine had been enough for even the coldest of my acquaintance.I loved Queensland, but I had never been a...

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