Kate Liston-Mills lives in Pambula, NSW, in her Nan’s 1886 cottage with her husband, Sam, and her golden retriever, Charlie. Kate works as a writer, librarian and teacher and is still the forever student, currently completing her Master of Education (Teacher-Librarian). Her creative works have been published in TIDE, Prowlings, The Writing Junction, Writer’s Edit anthologies Kindling I, II and III and The South Coast Writer’s Centre anthology Seeking Horizons. Her journalism has been published in regional Fairfax newspapers, and Indulge magazine features in the Daily Telegraph and The Sydney Morning Herald. The Waterfowl Are Drunk! is her first major creative work.


*Photo taken by Kate Liston-Mills at Panboola wetlands and waterbird sanctuary in Pambula, NSW.