Kate Liston-Mills lives in Pambula, NSW, in her Nan’s 1886 cottage with her husband, Sam, son, Ash, and her golden retriever, Charlie. Kate works as a freelance and fiction writer and tutor.

Kate has a Bachelor of Education (Primary),  Bachelor of Creative Writing,  Freelance Journalism Certificate and  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.

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