Katerina Bryant is a writer based in South Australia. Her work has appeared in Griffith Review, The Lifted Brow, The Guardian, Island Magazine and Kill Your Darlings, amongst others. Her essays have been shortlisted for the 2016 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers and the 2018 Feminartsy Memoir Prize. She has also recently been anthologised in the collection 'Balancing Acts: Women in Sport' (Brow Books 2018).
Katerina has read her work at The Wheeler Centre’s ‘Next Big Thing: Spotlight on SA’ as well as participating in a number of panels and workshops at the National Young Writers Festival, the Digital Writers’ Festival and the SA Writers Centre. In 2017, she presented a lecture on ‘Cyber Cities of Literature’ at the National Library for Noted Festival. Katerina is also the Writing Development Manager at Writers Bloc, where she was awarded funding from The Copyright Agency to develop a short video course program free to the public.
Katerina was the inaugural recipient of the 2018 Writers SA Varuna Fellowship for Emerging Writers where she developed an essay collection about the lives of animals. She is currently working on a memoir that discusses finding belonging in the history of hysteria.