• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6213

White, Kerry Maree

(1958 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1958, Wollongong New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Author, Bibliographer, Writer


Kerry White was a student at the University of Wollongong, as well as a tutor and lecturer at the institution in Australian literature and children’s books. In 1989 she left the university to focus on bibliography and writing.

During her career, Kerry has served on the board of the Poetry Australia Foundation and has been a judge for a number of literary awards, including the Children’s Book Council of Australia Children’s Book of the Year Awards. She has also published widely for Australian and international journals.

In addition to the resources listed below, Kerry White donated a significant number of Australian children’s books to the National Library of Australia (see NLA Bib ID 6193099).

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Kerry White, 1981-2008 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia, Ephemera Collection
    • [Ephemera relating to the Kerry White collection of Australian children's books]