Katherine E. Seppings, poet, artist, writer, photographer, editor, has worked in publishing in Australia, London and New York. Her writing appears in poetry journals, anthologies, educational documentaries, newspapers and non-fiction books. Her first book Fireplaces for a Beautiful Home was published in London and New York (1989, 1990, 1993, 1997). She has received awards for her short stories and poetry including Poetry Matters 6th Annual Competition. She was an Australian Poetry Café Poet in Castlemaine (2012). When Embers Dance, her first collection, was published by Melbourne Poets Union (2015).
In 2008, Katherine was awarded a Macquarie–Longlines Varuna Residency to work on a memoir and has been shortlisted for a Varuna Publisher Fellowship.