In 2019 Foxtel will release a television adaptation of Marele Day’s novel Lambs of God, a dark, gothic tale about three nuns living in an isolated convent by the coast and an unwelcome visitor who enters their lives and changes their world forever.
Our first Talking Writing for 2019 will bring together the writers behind this series. Internationally acclaimed author Marele Day and screenwriter Sarah Lambert (Love Child, A Place To Call Home, Love My Way) will be facilitated by Suzanne Leal to shed light on how a work is transformed from the page to screen.
Marele Day’s four-book Claudia Valentine crime series won her a Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award. Her bestselling literary gothic novel, Lambs of God, was published to international acclaim and is soon to be a major TV miniseries. Marele is a highly experienced teacher and mentor, and has served as judge for literary prizes including the […]
Sarah Lambert is an Australian actress, writer, director and producer, working primarily in television. She is the writer and showrunner of the television adaptation of the Marele Day novel, Lambs of God for Lingo Pictures and Foxtel. She is the creator of the Nine Network television series Love Child, which she also wrote and produced.
Author, presenter and facilitator, Suzanne Leal is a lawyer experienced in child protection, criminal law and refugee law. A former legal commentator on ABC Radio, Suzanne is a regular interviewer at Sydney Writers’ Festival and other literary functions. She is the senior judge for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. The Teacher’s Secret is her second novel.
Talking Writing: India
India has long been the subject of literary fascination, from within and without. But what does it mean to write about a country, particularly when your sense of belonging may be complicated or compromised? And as far as muses go, what particular appeal or challenges does India present as a place and culture? Manisha Jolie Amin (Dancing […]