Kate
Mildenhall

Kate Mildenhall is a writer and teacher, who lives on the outskirts of Melbourne with her young family. She has taught in schools, at RMIT University and State Library Victoria, and volunteered with Teachers Across Borders in Cambodia. Her debut novel, Skylarking, was published in Australia by Black Inc. in 2016 and in the UK by Legend Press in 2017. Skylarking was longlisted for the Voss Literary Prize 2017 and the Indie Book Awards 2017. Kate has received residencies at Varuna, the Writers House and at Bundanon. Kate co-hosts The First Time podcast, a podcast about the first time you publish a book.

A triumph of a novel. Five stars, I loved it. Thrilling, confronting, page-turning and heartbreakingly poignant, The Mother Fault is a remarkable story.

Jane Harper, Bestselling author of The Dry
on The Mother Fault

From the first few pages, I knew I was going to be finishing The Mother Fault the same day I had started. Kate Mildenhall has imagined a world as terrifying and visionary as Margaret Atwood's Gilead, with the pace of the best thrillers - and characters I doubt I'll ever forget. This is novel of rare insight from a rising literary star

J.P. Pomare
Author of Call Me Evie and In the Clearing on The Mother Fault

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