Claire Christian


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Claire Christian is a novelist and playwright who lives in Brisbane.

Claire’s debut young adult novel BEAUTIFUL MESS won the 2016 Text Publishing Text Prize. It has been translated into four languages across five different countries – and counting. She is currently working on adapting it to film. In 2019 she secured a three-book deal with Text Publishing, the first of which will be released in October 2020. It’s Been A Pleasure, Noni Blake is a pleasure seeking, queer, romantic comedy.

Claire has written a bunch of plays you can read; TALKING TO BRICK WALLS, LYSA AND THE FREEBORN DAMES, THE LANDMINE IS ME and HEDONSIM’S SECOND ALBUM.

She has had the great joy of directing Michelle Law’s smash-hit play SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE from 2017. Claire is
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Beautiful Mess

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It's Been a Pleasure, Noni ...

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Bella confusió

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“It scares me that our brains can haunt us from the inside.”
Claire Christian, Beautiful Mess
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“I just smiled and said nothing, because that's what I do.”
Claire Christian, Beautiful Mess
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“Everything I do is dictated by my relationship with other people, and I mostly like that about myself. I’m a good daughter, friend, neighbour, teacher, even colleague – I mean, I always take time to re-fill the water cooler when its nearing empty. But there’s one relationship I’ve neglected my whole life: my relationship with myself”
Claire Christian, It's Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake

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