Louise Katz

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Louise Katz
Born Canberra, Australia
Nationality Australian
Genre Fantasy, young-adult
Notable awards Aurealis Award
Best young-adult novel
2001 The Other Face of Janus
Best fantasy short story
2004 Weavers of the Twilight

Louise Katz is an Australian writer of fantasy and young-adult fiction.


Katz was born in Canberra, Australia and attended art school in Adelaide.[1] In 1996 Katz' first book was released in Australia, entitled Myfanwy's Demon.[2] In 2001 she released her second novel entitled The Other Face of Janus which won the 2001 Aurealis Award for best young-adult novel.[2][3] Katz has also released two short stories the second of which, Weavers of the Twilight, was a joint winner of the 2004 Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story.[2][4] Katz obtained her PhD from the University of Technology Sydney,[5] and currently lectures in academic communication at the University of Sydney.[6]



Short fiction[edit]