Katherine is the co-artistic director of Belloo Creative and an award-winning playwright. Her play Motherland won numerous awards for its premiere season in 2013 and toured Australia in 2016 commencing with a season at Queensland Theatre Company. Katherine’s play HANAKOpremiered at the Brisbane Festival in 2016 and was nominated for five industry awards. She has a doctorate in creative writing from the University of Queensland and has had her work read at the National Play Festival. Katherine regularly mentors young and emerging writers. She is the current chair of Playlab and was an Associate Artist at Queensland Theatre Company in 2015.