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"Inhabiting some lost half-acre between ghost play and black satire, Emilie Collyer's Dream Home is a biting comedy that mines the state of suburban dreaming in the 21st century." The Age

Welcome to the website and blog of Emilie Collyer, Australian playwright and author.

My writing explores the imagined and the uncanny, where the alien feels familiar and the familiar is distinctly strange. Nearly all of my work has a speculative bent, from sci-fi stories, to absurdist plays, tales of the supernatural to adventures in magic realism. It's been described as an adventurous take on contemporary life, bringing a truly Australian voice to the timely and the timeless.

You can read here about my plays, where to buy my books and published fiction, workshops, read reviews of my work and check out images and video.

If you have any questions at all or would like to know more about my writing, teaching or appearances, please get in touch via the contact form.

Thanks for visiting.





 "Emilie Collyer's The Good Girl is the show that made me notice it. Ballardian. Sontagian. Like a post cyber punk Gertrude Stein." Theatre Alive


I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which I live and work. I pay my respects to their Elders, past and present. I acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and that the complexities of living on this land that remains stolen and occupied are many and are unresolved.