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Cate Kennedy Cate Kennedy i(A17128 works by)
Born: Established: 1963 Louth, Lincolnshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
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Details of Works Taught

Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2010 Cate Kennedy (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1745164 2010 anthology short story extract (taught in 2 units)

'In The Best Australian Stories 2010, Cate Kennedy presents a seductive line-up of the year's most exciting short fiction, featuring the best work from publications around the country alongside pieces published here for the first time. ...

By turns playful, heart-wrenching, intimate and exuberant, these twenty-nine stories reveal the strength and variety of Australian fiction today. The authors include first-timers as well as established masters, and the result is a stimulatingly diverse collection. ' (From the Publisher's website)

Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Australian Literature: Inventing the Past La Trobe University 2011
y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2010 Cate Kennedy (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1745164 2010 anthology short story extract (taught in 2 units)

'In The Best Australian Stories 2010, Cate Kennedy presents a seductive line-up of the year's most exciting short fiction, featuring the best work from publications around the country alongside pieces published here for the first time. ...

By turns playful, heart-wrenching, intimate and exuberant, these twenty-nine stories reveal the strength and variety of Australian fiction today. The authors include first-timers as well as established masters, and the result is a stimulatingly diverse collection. ' (From the Publisher's website)

Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Australian Literature: Inventing the Past La Trobe University 2012
Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2011 Cate Kennedy (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2011 Z1812773 2011 anthology short story (taught in 3 units) 'In The Best Australian Stories 2011, Cate Kennedy selects the year’s most outstanding short fiction. Featuring much loved masters as well as exciting new voices, this book is a perfect introduction to Australia’s best contemporary fiction.' (From the publisher's website.) Fiction Writing: Ideas and Innovations Deakin University 2012 (Semester 2)
y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2011 Cate Kennedy (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2011 Z1812773 2011 anthology short story (taught in 3 units) 'In The Best Australian Stories 2011, Cate Kennedy selects the year’s most outstanding short fiction. Featuring much loved masters as well as exciting new voices, this book is a perfect introduction to Australia’s best contemporary fiction.' (From the publisher's website.) Prose Fiction Writing Flinders University 2012
y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories 2011 Cate Kennedy (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2011 Z1812773 2011 anthology short story (taught in 3 units) 'In The Best Australian Stories 2011, Cate Kennedy selects the year’s most outstanding short fiction. Featuring much loved masters as well as exciting new voices, this book is a perfect introduction to Australia’s best contemporary fiction.' (From the publisher's website.) Writing Short Narratives University of Canberra 2012 (Semester 2)
Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon Dark Roots Cate Kennedy , Carlton North : Scribe , 2006 Z1302088 2006 selected work short story (taught in 1 units) Contemporary Australian Writing Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) 2010 (Semester 2)
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y separately published work icon Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , Yarraville : Transit Lounge , 2005 Z1210039 2005 single work autobiography travel (taught in 1 units) During the 1990s Cate Kennedy worked in Mexico as a volunteer with Australian Volunteers Abroad assisting with a rural-development organisation. Contemporary Travel Narratives University of Tasmania 2009 (Semester 1)
Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , Carlton North : Scribe , 2009 Z1609077 2009 single work novel (taught in 2 units)

'Once, Rich and Sandy were environmental activists, part of a world-famous blockade in Tasmania to save the wilderness. Now, twenty-five years later, they have both settled into the uncomfortable compromises of middle age - although they've gone about it in very different ways. About the only thing they have in common these days is their fifteen-year-old daughter, Sophie.

'When the perennially restless Rich decides to take Sophie, whom he hardly knows, on a trek into the Tasmanian wilderness, his overconfidence and her growing disillusion with him set off a chain of events that no one could have predicted. Instead of respect, Rich finds antagonism in his relationship with Sophie; and in the vast landscape he once felt an affinity with, he encounters nothing but disorientation and fear.

'Ultimately, all three characters will learn that if they are to survive, each must traverse not only the secret territories that lie between them but also those within themselves.' (From the publisher's website.)

Writing Australian Nature University of Sydney 2014 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , Carlton North : Scribe , 2009 Z1609077 2009 single work novel (taught in 2 units)

'Once, Rich and Sandy were environmental activists, part of a world-famous blockade in Tasmania to save the wilderness. Now, twenty-five years later, they have both settled into the uncomfortable compromises of middle age - although they've gone about it in very different ways. About the only thing they have in common these days is their fifteen-year-old daughter, Sophie.

'When the perennially restless Rich decides to take Sophie, whom he hardly knows, on a trek into the Tasmanian wilderness, his overconfidence and her growing disillusion with him set off a chain of events that no one could have predicted. Instead of respect, Rich finds antagonism in his relationship with Sophie; and in the vast landscape he once felt an affinity with, he encounters nothing but disorientation and fear.

'Ultimately, all three characters will learn that if they are to survive, each must traverse not only the secret territories that lie between them but also those within themselves.' (From the publisher's website.)

Writing Australian Nature University of Sydney 2016 (Semester 1)
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