Skip to primary navigation | Skip to content | Skip to footer
This page is part of the 2008 FESTIVAL ARCHIVE.
Visit the current Melbourne Writers Festival website for details of the next festival.

Danny Katz

Danny Katz
Danny Katz is a columnist for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. He writes the Modern Guru column in the Good Weekend magazine. He is the author of Spit the Dummy, M.O.T.H.E.R, Dork Geek Jew, and many books for kids including the Little Lunch series.

Danny is originally from Canada, but came to Australia at a young age because he was allergic to maple syrup. After studying an arts degree in theatre studies he tried a career in music theatre and then a career in stand-up comedy. After failing at both of those careers, he finally stumbled into writing and thatís where he plans to stay. Danny lives in Melbourne with his wife, Mitch Vane, and their two kids.

Danny Katz will be appearing:

A full day of activities for children under 13 years.
Danny Katz will inspire kids to dig into their own school-yard experiences and create their own funny stories and characters.
Danny Katz will inspire kids to dig into their own school-yard experiences and create their own funny stories and characters.