When his debut crime novel, The Nowhere Child, became a runaway blockbuster, Christian White’s life was transformed. More success followed with another bestseller, a feature film and a Netflix TV series. His latest book is Wild Place, set in the Australian bayside suburbia of 1989 when a teenager goes missing. J.P. Pomare is following in Christian’s footsteps, with his literary thrillers winning awards and legions of fans, and being optioned for screen adaptation. His most recent novel is The Last Guests, a page-turning tale of suspense exploring ideas of surveillance and voyeurism.
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J.P. Pomare is an award-winning writer whose work has been published widely. He has hosted the On Writing podcast since 2015, featuring bestselling authors from around the globe. J.P.’s first novel, Call Me Evie, won the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel. His most recent book is The Last Guests.
Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter. His first book, The Nowhere Child, was one of Australia’s highest selling debut novels, and his follow-up, The Wife and the Widow, was also a best. Clickbait, a television series Christian co-created with Tony Ayres (The Slap), is now airing on Netflix, and he wrote the screenplay for Relic, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. His new book is Wild Place.