Katie Sutherland

Doctor of Creative Arts; Writer and researcher, Western Sydney University

Katie recently completed her Doctorate of Creative Arts through the Writing and Society Research Centre at Western Sydney University. Her project included researching and writing a creative non-fiction book about families living with autism, incorporating her own story and interviews. Her thesis examined personal storytelling as a method of illuminating parenting experiences of disability, illness and diversity. She holds a Bachelor of Communication (First Class Honours) from Western Sydney University and a Bachelor of Arts (English) from Curtin University. Katie is a freelance journalist, researcher and tutor within the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University.


  • –present
    Doctor of Creative Arts Candidate, Western Sydney University