author • playwright • librettist
I’m an Australian writer. Not to be confused with Wendy ‘the Knife Coach’ Lewis, aesthetics consultant from New York; Wendy Lewis from Blackpool, considered by some to be the ‘most disgusting woman’ in Britain or Wendy Lewis aka Mrs Texas 1994.
I write adult non-fiction specialising in history, biography and crime. At the moment I’m researching a book about interpreters working in the Australian legal system and devising a TV comedy with writer/director Jane Eakin based on See Australia and Die. My twelfth book, Please forgive us, Richard Hauptmann, was released in March 2020.
I also write for stage with a focus on musical theatre and absurdist comedy. Recent productions include The Devil’s Caress, Star of the Sea, Manly; and Do Not Touch, Director’s Cut Micro Theatre, Newcastle. I’m currently writing libretto for Lost in Translation (with music by Yuval Halpern) and my new musical Defeating Roger Federer premiered in Sydney in February 2020.
Image by Giovanni Portelli Photography © 2017