Katy Kell

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    So Everyone Sees Her Now Katrina Kell

    What a way to end the year! I recently found out that my friend  Katrina Kell ‘s PhD novel manuscript has been accepted by an agent!  Katrina was one of the first people I interviewed for this blog when she’d only just finished her PhD project that was inspired by “Chloé”, the famous nude portrait  in  Young and Jacksons – the famous  pub opposite Flinders Street Station (Melbourne). [Click here for the original post] (There is also a decent replica of  Chloé in a pub in Wondai, a small town 185km morth of Toowomba!) I am allowed to say that the agent is based in NSW and that  the novel…

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    Capturing Chloe, Katrina Kell

    Katrina Kell is the author of two YA novels Juice (2000) and Mama’s Trippin (2006), both published by Fremantle Press. She recently completed her PhD, her creative thesis, a historical novel inspired by the famous painting in Melbourne’s Young & Jackson Bar.   Capturing Chloe traces  Chloe’s  impact on an Australian family during World War One as well as Chloe’s life in the aftermath of the Second French Empire and the Franco-Prussian War. I got to know Katy well because our postgrad offices were across the corridor from each other and we were often the only people in the ghostly corridor. Even though we’ve both completed our respective degrees, we still catch up regularly for coffee to chat…