WOMEN WRITERS: WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY MOTHER
LAUREN SAMS is the author of Crazy Busy Guilty and She's Having Her Baby. She worked in magazines for ten years and is now a freelance writer. Her work regularly appears in Cosmopolitan, ELLE, marie claire and The Sydney Morning Herald and is currently writing her third novel.
MEG MASON began her career at The Times, London and has gone on to write for the Sydney Morning Herald, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Sunday Style and Stellar magazine. For four years, she was GQ’s SheQ columnist, and is now the agony aunt for InsideOut magazine and a regular contributor to ELLE. Her first book, a memoir, Say It Again in a Nice Voice, was published in 2013 and You Be Mother, a novel, in 2017.
HOLLY WAINWRIGHT is a writer, editor and broadcaster. She has lived in Sydney for 20 years, building a career in print and digital publishing, most recently as Head Of Entertainment at Mamamia Women's Network. Holly also hosts a podcast about family called This Glorious Mess. The Mummy Bloggers is her first novel.
ELIZA HENRY-JONES is the author of In the Quiet, published in 2015 as part of a three book deal. It was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction and long-listed for the Indie and ABIA awards and is now out in the US and forthcoming in the UK. Her writing has appeared in The Age, The Guardian, The Big Issue and Daily Life. Her second novel, Ache, was released this year, and her first novel for teenagers will follow in March, 2018.
CAROLINE OVERINGTON is a two-time winner of the Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism; and a winner of the Sir Keith Murdoch Award for Excellence in Journalism. A former New York correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Caroline she is the author of two non-fiction books, Kickback: Inside the AWB Scandal, which won the Blake Dawson Prize for Business Literature, and Only in New York. She has written nine crime thrillers, including the No.1 bestseller, The One Who Got Away, as well as Last Woman Hanged, about the execution of Louisa Collins, which won the 2016 Davitt Prize.
Join us for a glass of champagne and an afternoon of frank conversation that is not to be missed! Author Lauren Sams will be hosting fellow authors Meg, Holly, Eliza and Caroline at Dymocks Sydney on Saturday, September 16 as part of a panel discussion on “Women Writers : What I learned from my Mother”. All authors will be available for a chat & to sign your books. Please note that seating is limited, once seats are taken there will be standing room only.