Kate Jennings (1948–2021) was an award-winning poet, essayist, short story writer and novelist. Both her novels, Snake and Moral Hazard, were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. She won the ALS Gold Medal, the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the Adelaide Festival fiction prize. Born in rural New South Wales, she lived in New York from 1979.
Her books included Stanley and Sophie, Quarterly Essay 32: American Revolution and Trouble: Evolution of a Radical.