Mother's Day High Tea: Holly Wainwright & Frances Whiting
Holly Wainwright + Frances Whiting
#About the event
Duration: 120 minutes
Please note: BWF cannot cater for special dietary requirements for ticket purchases made after Friday, May 5, due to a cut-off with the caterer for this event.
Holly Wainwright’s career has been characterised by her wry insights into women’s lives, first as a journalist and now as one of Australia’s most popular fiction writers. Join us at the fabulously fancy Customs House for a delicious High Tea with the author of I Give My Marriage a Year in conversation with the equally charming Frances Whiting. Discussing how they balance journalism, fiction and the extracurricular demands of modern life, these two brilliant ladies are the perfect Mother’s Day present.
Supported by Feros Care
Holly Wainwright is a writer, editor and broadcaster who lives on the south coast of New South Wales with her partner and their young family. She's an Executive Editor at women's media company Mamamia. The Couple Upstairs is her fourth novel.
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.