Kathy Prokhovnik’s day job is as a technical writer, project manager and editor.
Since becoming a full-time consultant in 2005 she has worked as a writer, project manager and editor on books, articles, newsletters, business reports, websites, user guides, publicity material, media releases, fact sheets, technical manuals, annual reports and grant submissions.
She also has a couple of novels in the bottom drawer and a narrative non-fiction social history of Sydney nearing completion. She has won two awards in the Katharine Susannah Prichard Short Fiction Awards: highly commended in 2017 and runner-up in 2016. She won the 2016 Joyce Parkes Women Writers Prize and the Olga Masters Short Story Competition, University of Queensland Press Award in 1988. She has had short stories published in the Seizure‘Flashers’ series, in Certifiable Truths, Jane Messer (ed), Allen & Unwin, 1998, and Westerly.