Kathryn van Beek

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Author biography

Kathryn van Beek has an MA from Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters. She has won the Mindfood Short Story Prize and the Headland Prize, and in 2020 she released a collection of short stories, Pet, which is also available as a podcast. Kathryn was the driving force behind a recent change to New Zealand’s Holidays Act that enables people grieving miscarriage to take bereavement leave.