|Kathy Lette first achieved success de scandale as a teenager with the novel Puberty Blues, which was made into a major film and a TV mini-series. After several years as a newspaper columnist and television sitcom writer in L.A. and N.Y, she wrote twelve international bestsellers. Her novels have been published in seventeen languages. Her non fiction books are “Men- A User’s Guide” and “Hit and Ms.”
Kathy appears regularly as a guest on the BBC, Sky and CNN News. She is an ambassador for Women and Children First, Plan International, the White Ribbon Alliance and the British National Autistic Society. She travels the world giving talks on autism. In 2004 she was the London Savoy Hotel’s Writer in Residence where a cocktail named after her can still be ordered.
Kathy is an autodidact (a word she taught herself) but in 2010, received an honorary doctorate from Southampton Solent University. Kathy lives in London with her husband and two children. Lette is a supporter of the UK Labour Party. In August 2014, she was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September’s referendum on that issue.
In 2017 Kathy began touring her show “Girls Night Out” throughout England.
Kathy is engaged for many public speaking events when she visits Australia and she comes home for a few months of each year. To engage Kathy for work in Australia contact Peter Wall at Wall Media www.wallmedia.com.au or call him on 0408489057
I have received some lovely emails today from the boys who had a great time – you were a true blue hit! But we kind of knew that…
Michelle Trute – Chief Executive Officer Diabetes Queensland
Novels by Kathy Lette:
- Puberty Blues (1979) (with Gabrielle Carey)
- Girls’ Night Out (1988)
- The Llama Parlour (1992)
- Foetal Attraction (1993)
- Mad Cows (1996)
- Altar Ego (1998)
- Nip ‘n’ Tuck (2001)
- Dead Sexy (2005)
- How to Kill Your Husband (and Other Handy Household Hints) (2006)
- To Love Honour and Betray (Till Divorce Us Do Part) (2008)
- The Boy Who Fell to Earth (2012)
- Love is Blind (2013)
- Courting Trouble (2014)
Kathy Lette Getaway highlights 2015: