Christian White
About the author

Christian White

Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter whose projects include feature film RelicThe Nowhere Child is his first book and one of Australia’s bestselling debut novels ever. An early draft of this novel won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Since publication The Nowhere Child has been shortlisted for major awards including the Australian Book Industry Awards’ General Fiction Book of the Year and Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, and the Indie Book Awards’ Debut Fiction Book of the Year. Rights to The Nowhere Child have been sold in 17 international territories, and has been acquired for a major screen deal. Clickbait, a television series Christian co-created with Tony Ayres (The Slap) is currently in production for Netflix. Christian’s keenly awaited second book, The Wife and the Widow, was published by Affirm Press in 2019 and became an instant bestseller. Christian lives in Melbourne with his wife, filmmaker Summer DeRoche, and their adopted greyhound, Issy.

Books by Christian White

Christian White Articles

Podcast: Christian White on Following Up the Success of his Debut, The Nowhere Child

Podcast

3 February 2020

Podcast: Christian White on Following Up the Success of his Debut, The Nowhere Child

    Brilliant and Beguiling: Read an Extract from Christian White's, The Wife and the Widow

    News

    1 October 2019

    Brilliant and Beguiling: Read an Extract from Christian White's, The Wife and the Widow

      I Suddenly Felt Free to Write Big and Bold: Read a Q&A with The Wife and the Widow Author, Christian White

      News

      24 September 2019

      I Suddenly Felt Free to Write Big and Bold: Read a Q&A with The Wife and the Widow Author, Christian White

        Thrilling, Brilliant Storytelling, Unputdownable… Christian White has Another Hit on his Hands: Read a Review of The Wife and the Widow

        News

        24 September 2019

        Thrilling, Brilliant Storytelling, Unputdownable… Christian White has Another Hit on his Hands: Read a Review of The Wife and the Widow

          ABIA Shortlist 2019: Stellar Debuts

          News

          24 April 2019

          ABIA Shortlist 2019: Stellar Debuts

            Writers In Same Boat: Why it's important for authors to share their personal stories

            News

            14 February 2019

            Writers In Same Boat: Why it's important for authors to share their personal stories

              For thrill seekers and mystery lovers: Why The Nowhere Child is the perfect Christmas gift

              News

              18 December 2018

              For thrill seekers and mystery lovers: Why The Nowhere Child is the perfect Christmas gift

                Podcast: Surviving as a Writer with Christian White

                Podcast

                2 July 2018

                Podcast: Surviving as a Writer with Christian White

                  Literary Legends: Christian White talks about his literary inspirations

                  News

                  26 June 2018

                  Literary Legends: Christian White talks about his literary inspirations

                    New Fiction: Christian White's Top 5 Favourite Debut Novels

                    News

                    26 June 2018

                    New Fiction: Christian White's Top 5 Favourite Debut Novels