October 17, 2019

Or I will be from February 1st next year. Really looking forward to it!

Here's the official press release...

Catherine Robertson named 2020 International Institute of Modern Letters Writer in Residence

Photo: Russell Kleyn

Acclaimed novelist Catherine Robertson has been ap...

January 18, 2019

KARORI CONFIDENTIAL ($25, Luncheon Sausage Books) is a selection of Leah McFall’s award-winning Sunday columns, written since 2016 while sitting in her kitchen, located, as the sharp-eyed will have deduced, in the Wellington suburb of Karori.

In her introduction, McFall...

December 14, 2018

What You Wish For: a Gabriel's Bay story will be released on January 8th, just in time for summer reading and spending those Christmas book vouchers, which, as everyone knows, are the best present ever.

This is the cover, with some very nice words from the marvellous Jo...

November 18, 2018

Why a moose? Because there's one in my new novel, What You Wish For, out January 8th in New Zealand and - ta da - Australia! More soon...


February 6, 2018

The manual is sealed in a plastic sleeve, so already I’m forced to use a tool. I’ll need more than my OXO Good Grips scissors now that I’m co-owner of a ride-on mower. Ride-on mowers are for people who own sheds with cans of different oils and a workbench with a vice....

December 16, 2017

I did one of those work personality tests once, and it said I was 'Results oriented'. It's true. I have no problem setting goals and getting them done. Which is good. Mostly. The downside is that I become a bit like the bear who went over the mountain to see what he co...

December 15, 2017

(Painting by Geoffrey Notman)

I took a year off in 2015 to complete my Masters in Creative Writing. It was a terrific year, but while my manuscript earned me an A, it will never see the light of day. (Maybe in a different form.)

And then I took most of 2016 to write anot...

April 30, 2015

If you are a Kindle person, you can download my short story for free!

(Warning: mild spoiler content if you haven't read The Hiding Places.)

Please reload

News, events, maybe cats
Please reload

Latest Facebook posts

© 2019 Catherine Robertson

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon