Michelle is a prolific freelance journalist who writes for a broad cross-section of Australian media, from daily newspapers and national magazines to news websites. She was previously an editor at The Age.
She is a widely-published author for adults (as Cate Kendall), and her first four books for children were published 2014 as part of the Our Australian Girl series.
Michelle is an experienced and dynamic presenter who has taught writing to children and adults for many years. She has a passion for inspiring children to ignite their imagination and embrace reading.
She can also present workshops on the media, drawing from her 25 years of experience in the industry.