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Kathryn Hind
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Kathryn Hind

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Kathryn Hind was born in Canberra and has now returned there after living for five years in the UK. She’s published essays and short stories in various Australian journals and collections, and has had a poem published on one of Canberra’s Action buses. Kathryn began her first novel, Hitch, while studying in the UK, and in 2018 she was awarded the inaugural Penguin Literary Prize for the manuscript.

Books by Kathryn Hind

Hitch

Winner of the 2020 Betty Trask Award, the inaugural Penguin Literary Prize and a Canberra Critics Circle Award.

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Kathryn Hind reflects on winning the inaugural Penguin Literary Prize and her journey to becoming a published author. 

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