Katrina McKelvey

Katrina McKelvey

Biography

Katrina McKelvey is a Newcastle children’s author with more than 10 years’ primary school teaching experience. Her debut picture book, Dandelions, released in four countries in 2015, will be reprinted in 2017. Katrina is the president of the Children’s Book Council of Australia NSW Newcastle Sub-branch, is an advisor for the Newcastle Writers Festival schools program, and facilitates the Hunter Writers Centre Children’s Writing Group. Katrina is an education advocate and is enthusiastic about school visits, and participating in literary conferences and festivals.