Kate Jennings

Kate Jennings, a poet, essayist, and novelist, grew up in the Australian Outback. She attended the University of Sydney in the late 1960s, where she gained notoriety as a feminist activist. She moved to New York City in 1979. Her novel "Snake" was a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, as was "Moral Hazard, " which was based on her experiences as a Wall Street speech-writer. Her work has been in contention for the Booker, IMPAC, and "Los Angeles Times" literary prizes. In her native...See more