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Overland Article

I wrote a piece about the question of quotas in major arts organisations, the question of merit and the quandary fof growing up girl in a male visual world.

The wonderful Overland was kind enough to publish it.



MTC Women in Theatre Program 2016

I am honoured and thrilled to have been selected as the playwright in the Melbourne Theatre Company Women in Theatre Program for 2016.

Looking forward to a year of stimulation, learning and networking with awesome existing peers and new ones.

Oh and my mentor is the amazing Hannie Rayson. Just saying :)


The Good Girl hits The Big Apple!

My play The Good Girl is having its US Premiere in February 2016. I am so excited and also extremely grateful to the Melbourne City of Literature who have provided a grant that allows me to attend rehearsals and the opening week of the season!

It's being produced by a fabulous independent company called Joyseekers Theatre and will play at 59E59 Theatres from 11 February - 28 February 2016.

All details at these links:

Joyseekers Theatre

59E59 Theaters



Paying for Our Passion

Author David McDonald hosts a great series where he invites writers to write about how they support themselves financially. I contributed to the series with this post:

Paying for our passion with Emilie Collyer



Hot Desk Fellowship

Last week I started my 10 week long Hot Desk Fellowship at The Wheeler Centre. I'm working on 'The Future Project' - a collection of new fiction and performance works that imagine the future: the good, the bad the the ugly!

Read about the initiative and my fellow Hot Deskers here: