CHRISTIAN WHITE, who is the fastestever selling Australian debut author, will be interviewed by radio producer, presenter and writer Elizabeth McCarthy during an intimate author talk to be held at Castle Hill Library on Thursday, May 2.
“The Sydney Writers’ Festival is one of the largest annual literary events in NSW,” Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne said. “We are very lucky to have two very accomplished writers visit The Hills Shire to celebrate books and the ideas behind them”
“I know how much residents value our libraries and I encourage those who are interested to attend our latest author talk” Mayor Byrne added.
White’s The Nowhere Child became an instant bestseller when it was published in 2018.
The novel also won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript and the rights to the book was then subsequently sold into 17 countries.
White also co-wrote Relic, a psychological horror feature film, which is currently in production and to be produced by Carver Films.
Meanwhile, McCarthy hosts the monthly in-conversation events in Melbourne for the Wheeler Centre, and is the convenor of the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction.
She currently produces the Breakfast Show at 3RRRFM. Before that, she anchored Triple R’s flagship books and writing show, Multi-Storied, from 2013–2017.
McCarthy has previously produced and presented content for ABC radio and television.
And to add to her extensive resume, she was also the drummer and co-lyricist for Melbourne swamp-rock band, The Muddy Spurs