Cantrell, Kate

Kate Cantrell is a Lecturer in Creative Writing and English Literature at the University of Southern Queensland. She is an award-winning writer, editor, and critic. Her short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in several magazines and journals, including Meanjin, Island, Overland, Wet Ink, Kill Your Darlings, and The Lifted Brow. Her journalism has been published internationally by Bradt Travel Guides, Times Higher Education, and The Independent on Sunday. She tweets @kate_cantrell.


  • Editorial
    Wandering is an embodied movement through a landscape, cityscape, or soundscape; it is a venture that one may undertake voluntarily or reluctantly. It is similar to wayfaring and roaming, and different to walking. As a metaphor and as a figuration of subjectivity, wandering allows for a number of non-linear engagements: loitering, overhearing, wildflowering, meandering, even time travel....Read more