Love, Sweet Love!


Edwina Shaw + Claire Christian + Frances Whiting

slq Auditorium 2, level 2, State Library

L012

#Performances


#About the event


#Artists

Edwina Shaw

Edwina Shaw

Edwina Shaw is the author of A Guide Through Grief, Thrill Seekers, In the Dark of Night and over 40 short pieces that have appeared in literary journals and anthologies including Best Australian Stories. She is the editor of Bjelke Blues and Hard As. She holds a Masters Degree in Creative Writing and teaches creative writing at UQ and in the community. She also runs Relax and Write Retreats. 

Claire Christian

Claire Christian

Claire Christian tells stories: she is a writer, theatre maker and facilitator. Her first novel, Beautiful Mess won the Text Prize in 2016 and was released in 2017. Her second novel, It’s Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake was released in 2020. Both have been published internationally. She has had the great joy of directing Michelle Law’s smash hit comedy Single Asian Female since 2017. She is a proud member of the Mama’s Boys theatre collective whose hip-hop theatrical explosion Brothers Book Club premiered in 2022. Her Plays Lysa and the Freeborn Dames, Talking to Brick Walls, Hedonism’s Second Album and The Landmine is Me are available through Playlab Inc. Her second novel, It’s Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake was released in 2020. Both her novels have been published internationally. Claire’s last novel West Side Honey was released in April 2023.

Frances Whiting

Frances Whiting

Frances Whiting is one of Australia’s best known writers. Her debut novel Walking on Trampolines released to critical and popular acclaim in 2013 is a best seller in Australia the United States and Canada. In 2015 Walking on Trampolines was translated into Italian, German, Spanish, Slovenian, and Czechoslovakian. Frances’s second book The Best Kind of Beautiful released by Pan Macmillan in 2019, is a best seller and is currently in treatment for a television series with Escapade Media in Sydney. A senior feature writer for Queensland's premier weekend magazine Q Weekend in the Courier Mail, Frances is also a much loved columnist for the Sunday Mail and other Sunday newspapers around Australia with her weekly column now in its 24th year. 


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