Portrait of Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel aged seven, and has now sold more than a million books internationally. Her novels include The Beast’s Garden, a retelling of Beauty and the Beast set in Nazi Germany; The Wild Girl, the story of the forbidden romance behind the Grimm brothers' fairy tales; and Bitter Greens, a retelling of Rapunzel which won the 2015 ALA Award for Best Historical Fiction.

Named one of Australia's Favourite 15 Novelists, Kate has a doctorate in fairytale studies and is an accredited master storyteller.