A bit about Kat...
Kat Colmer is a Sydney-based author and teacher librarian. She has won several writing awards, including the Romance Writers of Australia 2014 First Kiss contest as well as the Romance Writers of America 2015 On the Far Side contest for her debut Young Adult Paranormal Romance The Third Kiss (Love's Mortal Coil), published by Entangled Teen.
Her short story, For the Love of Gnomes, won the Romance Writers of Australia annual Little Gems short story competition in 2015 and is published in the anthology Peridot, along with her short story Sweet Bombe Alaska. Her middle grade tale, Change of Heart, inspired by her son’s open heart surgery, is published in the New South Wales School Magazine, Touchdown.
Kat is a member of the New South Wales Writers’ Centre, the Romance Writers of Australia and a speaker with The Children's Bookshop Speakers Agency. She has a Bachelor of Arts with a Diploma of Education as well as a Master of Education in Teacher Librarianship and loves working with teens and young adults. With over a decade of classroom and school librarianship experience, coupled with her young adult fiction writing, Kat enjoys running book clubs and writers’ groups at her school.
When not writing or teaching, Kat enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Kat's second YA novel will release with Rhiza Edge April 2019.