About Lauren Chater

Lauren Chater is the author of the bestselling historical novels The Lace Weaver and Gulliver’s Wife, as well as the baking compendium Well Read Cookies – Beautiful Biscuits Inspired by Great Literature.

In 2018 she was awarded a grant by the Neilma Sidney Literary Fund to travel to the Netherlands to research her third novel The Winter Dress, inspired by a real 17th century gown found off the Dutch coast in 2014. She has made appearances at the Brisbane Writers Festival, Storyfest, the Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival and the Tamar Valley Writers’ Festival, as well as many others. She is currently completing her Master of Cultural Heritage through Deakin University.

In her spare time, she loves baking and listening to her children tell their own stories. She is a member of Writing NSW and the Australian Society of Authors.

She would love to hear from you.

For all rights enquiries, please contact Tara Wynne at Curtis Brown Literary Agency.

For all media enquiries, please contact the Marketing and Publicity department at Simon & Schuster Australia.

You can also connect with me via Facebook and Instagram.

Books by lauren chater

Gulliver’s Wife

Birth. Death. Wonder … One woman’s journey to the edge of love and loyalty

The Lace Weaver

‘Sometimes a shawl is not just a shawl. It is a voice, a force, a way of remembering…’

Well Read Cookies

Curling up with a book was never so delicious.