Frances Whiting is one of Australia’s most respected and loved writers.
An award winning, senior feature writer for Queensland's premier weekend magazine, Q Weekend in the Courier Mail, Frances is also an avidly read columnist in Sunday newspapers around Australia, with her weekly column now in its 24th year and believed to be Australia’s longest, consecutively running weekly column.
Her debut novel, Walking on Trampolines was released in 2013, to critical and popular acclaim, and was released in the United States, Germany, Canada, Italy and Spain and Czechoslovakia.
Her second novel The Best Kind of Beautiful was published in 2019, and is another best seller, attracting critical acclaim from Trent Dalton to Liane Moriarity. It is currently optioned for a television series with Escapade Media.
A former schoolteacher, Frances has a keen interest in the mental health of children, reflected in her support of many children's charities, including Kids Help Line and Hummingbird House .
She has been utterly and hopelessly in love with words her entire life.