Kate Hennessy

Music & Arts Journalist

Kate Hennessy is a Walkley Award-winning freelance arts journalist & music critic. Her writing appears regularly in Noisey/Vice, major Australian magazines and newspapers, The Wire (UK), The Quietus (UK) and more. Her flagship column for Guardian Australia, Music You Missed, raises the profile of under-the-radar acts.

Kate guests on ABC TV, panels, writers’ festivals and radio. She’s an Australian Music Prize judge and a National Live Music Awards board member. Travel journalism has taken her to Africa, Peru, Papua New Guinea, New York, Taiwan, the Solomon Islands, Russia and remote Indigenous communities. Kate has taught writing for several years and especially enjoys skilling up under-represented voices. Twitter: @smallestroom / Instagram: @the_smallest_room

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