Katerina Cosgrove was born in Sydney in 1973. She completed a BA Comm (First Class Honours) in 1996, a Doctorate in Creative Arts (Australian Postgraduate Award) in 2003 and tutored at UTS. Her first novel The Glass Heart was published by HarperCollins in 2000, and also published in Greece. Katerina was a judge for the NSW Premier’s Awards in 2007. Her latest novel, Bone Ash Sky, has been completed with the assistance of a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts, and a six-week residency in Ireland. It was shortlisted for the Australian Unpublished Manuscript Award in 2011.