K.Z. Barton


K.Z. Barton is a Melbourne-based writer, mother and English teacher. She writes personal essays about disability and motherhood, and is working on her first YA fantasy novel featuring a protagonist with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. 

Her writing has been featured in anthologies published by Black Inc. and The Australian Fairy Tale Society. When not writing or mothering, she loves to crochet and wander in forests. 

 Growing Up Disabled in Australia – Edited by Carly Findlay
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South of the Sun
South of the Sun: Australian Fairy Tales for the 21st Century – produced by the Australian Fairy Tale Society in Partnership with Serenity Press.
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Her short story The Quiet Words was highly commended by the 2020 Monash Short Story Writing Competition. Read it here.


Twitter: @kz_barton

Instagram: @kzbartonwrites