Kaitlyn Blythe (formerly Kaitlyn Plyley) is a writer and performer now living in Melbourne, via Brisbane and Perth.
Her writing has been published by The Sydney Morning Herald, The Lifted Brow, Junkee, VICE, and more. Kaitlyn has appeared at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Queensland Poetry Festival, Perth’s Fringe World, National Young Writers’ Festival, and many others around Australia.
Kaitlyn was a 2019 Hot Desk Fellow at the Wheeler Centre and received a Copyright Agency IGNITE grant to work on her unpublished memoir about chronic illness, Suddenly 80. Her podcast Just A Spoonful has appeared in the iTunes Australia Top 100.
She is a recent graduate of the First Break Victoria program.
Kaitlyn is proudly disabled and queer. She lives with and writes about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Things people say about Kaitlyn: “creative powerhouse”, “master storyteller”, “really tall”.
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