Kate Hennessy's writing appears in The Guardian, Noisey, The Wire, The Saturday Paper, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Lifted Brow, The Quietus and more. She guests on ABC TV and has spoken at Vivid Ideas, Darwin Writers’ Festival, A Rock and Roll Writers’ Festival and BIGSOUND. She is an Australia Council peer assessor, an Australian Writers' Centre teacher, an Australian Music Prize judge, and a National Live Music Awards board member. She developed the masterclass How To Write About Music. Travel journalism has taken Kate to Africa, Peru, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Russia and Indigenous communities in Australia.