Michelle Hamer is a bestselling author, prolific freelance journalist and a keen kitchen table commentator on life, society and culture.
She has written four novels under the pseudonym of Cate Kendall (co-written with Lisa Blundell) and published by Random House.
Michelle has also written three non-fiction books including the caesarean handbook Delivery by Appointment.
She has also written books which feature the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people.
Michelle is also the mum of four teenage children, and a very busy journalist who contributes to newspapers such as The Age, The Sunday Age, The Sunday Herald Sun and several national magazines.
Michelle is currently working on her first solo novel, which is why she looks so old and grumpy these days.