Heather Morris is an Australian writer and social work administrator. For several years, while working in a large public hospital in Melbourne, she studied and wrote screenplays, one of which was optioned by an Academy Award-winning screenwriter in the US.
In 2003 Heather was introduced to an elderly man who ‘might just have a story worth telling’. the day she met Lale Sokolov changed both their lives, as their friendship grew and he embarked on a journey on self-scrutiny entrusting the innermost details of his life during the Holocaust to her. Heather originally wrote Lale’s story as a screenplay which was ranked high in international competitions – before reshaping it into her debut novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz.
Go to Heather’s webpage here