Katerina Bryant (AUS)

Katerina Bryant is a writer and PhD student based on Kaurna land (Adelaide, Australia). Her first book, Hysteria: A Memoir of Illness, Strength and Women’s Stories Throughout History (NewSouth), is out now. You can buy it at your local independent bookstore or here.

Katerina’s work has appeared in The Guardian, Meanjin, Griffith Review and Kill Your Darlings, amongst others. You can read some of it here.

Her essays have been shortlisted for the 2016 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers, 2018 Feminartsy Memoir Prize and 2019 The Lifted Brow and non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Nonfiction. Her work is also in the collection ‘Balancing Acts: Women in Sport’.

Katerina has been an artist at the Emerging Writers’ Festival, National Young Writers Festival, Noted Festival and the Digital Writers’ Festival. She was also the inaugural recipient of the 2018 Writers SA Varuna Fellowship for Emerging Writers where she developed an essay collection about the lives of animals.

Katerina tweets @katerina_bry.