Contact me via the website or your preferred speakers agency to talk about a residency, creative writing class or speech. 

Topics include:

  • Character

  • Short Story

  • Language

  • Structure/Plot

  • Editing

  • Inspiration - getting started and getting unstuck

  • The Writer's Life

Previous clients include - Melbourne Writers Festival, Somerset Festival, Voices on the Coast Festival, Williamstown Literary Festival, Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival, The Literature Centre in Western Australia, The Centre for Youth Literature (State Library of Victoria), Genazzano FJC College, Sacred Heart College Newton, St Margaret’s College Berwick, Loreto College Ballarat, St Hilda’s College Western Australia, Derby High School Western Australia, Geelong Grammar, Lowther Hall Essendon.


'I just wanted to let you know that your Graffiti Moon continues to be in our popular listing of fiction titles– and I still receive congratulations and well done’s on how fantastic you were with the girls at assembly.' K. Paterson, Library Services Leader, Star of the Sea College, May 2016

'Cath’s presentation was fantastic. Cath has a wonderful way of captivating and inspiring her audience. (We) would definitely have Cath back again.' K. Gilbert & S. Barnard, Maribyrnong Library Service, November 2014

'Cath’s passion for writing is so infectious – certainly some of the best feedback we’ve had on a speaker.' K. Wilmot, Youth Events Officer, City of Casey, November 2012


You can book me for an author talk, writing workshop, online session or teacher pd session any of the booking agents listed below. If you’d like to talk about a mentorship, please email me via the website with details about your project.