KATHERINE LAWRENCE is the author of three poetry collections including her recent collection Black Umbrella which won the John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Award. Her previous book of poetry Never Mind was nominated for the Saskatchewan Book of the Year, and the City of Saskatoon Book Award. She has won the North American Gold Moonbeam Award for Children’s Poetry, was nominated for two Saskatchewan Book Awards: Poetry, and Children’s Literature, and won the Saskatchewan Book Awards’ Brenda Macdonald Riches Best First Book Award.
Katherine was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She has lived in Saskatoon for over thirty-five years with her husband and their two daughters.