She is the author of several children's fantasy books, including The Gypsy Crown, The Starthorn Tree, Dragon Gold and Wishing For Trouble. She is an internationally published poet with a collection called Radiance, and has published a novel called Full Fathom Five under her maiden name, Kate Humphrey.
Kate Forsyth was born in the city of Sydney, Australia, in 1966. She wanted to be a writer from a young age. She learned to read early. Her first novel was written at the age of seven.