Maria Lewis is Associate in Nursing Australian author, scriptwriter, journalist and additionally a producer and popular culture commentator primarily based in state capital, Australia. She is popularly acknowledged for her novel Who’s Afraid?
She is also a two time Aurealis Awards winner and an ambassador for the Australian Stroke Foundation.
Maria Lewis: Age, Family
Maria Lewis was born on October 24, 1988, in South Island, New Zealand. Later, she migrated to the Gold Coast, Queensland. She holds the Australian nationality but her ethnicity is unknown.
She is active on Twitter and Instagram. She has more than 3k followers on Instagram and over 6k on Twitter.
Professional Life and Career
She began her journalism career at the age of sixteen as a cadet at the Gold Coast Bulletin where she covered the crime and police beat for several years.
Her works on pop culture have appeared in publications such as Empire Magazine, Penthouse, Junkee, New York Post, The Guardian, SFX Magazine, The Daily Mail, Film Ink, i09, The Daily and Sunday Telegraph, Herald Sun, BuzzFeed, ABC, Screen Australia, WHO Weekly and Bloody Disgusting.
Lewis has written several books and short stories. Her first novel was Who’s Afraid? which got publish globally in 2016, follow by its sequel Who’s Afraid Too? in 2017. Her novel, Who’s Afraid Too? got nominat for an Aurealis Award in 2018 for Best Horror Novel. Similarly, it is being adapted for television by Hoodlum Entertainment, the team behind Secrets & Lies, Tidelands and Harrow.
After that, she published her third book It Came From The Deep in 2017 which follows a teenager who discovers a merman living in a lake on the Gold Coast, Australia.
Similarly, She released her fourth book, The Witch Who Courted Death on Halloween, 2018 which won the Aurealis Awards for Best Fantasy Novel.
Her fifth book The Wailing Woman is about a family of banshee sisters. It is a series of interconnected stories, which each focus on different types of female monsters and often referred to as the ‘Supernatural Sisters’ series.
Maria Lewis Actress
She made her appearance by playing the small roles in the movie Little Monster and the Tv series The Feed.