Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory

A historian and writer, she has written many novels based on the Tudor period, notably The Other Boleyn Girl, which was made into a major film and The White Queen which has been dramatised for TV by the BBC. She founded the charity ‘Gardens for...

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A.S. Byatt

A.S. Byatt

A.S. Byatt is renowned internationally for her novels and short stories. Her novels include the Booker Prize-winning Possession, The Biographer’s Tale and the quartet, The Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, Babel Tower and A Whistling Woman. Her...

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Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo, is a British author who was first published by Aurora Metro Books in the first edition of Six Plays by Black and Asian Women Writers (1993). She contributed two non-fiction essays about black women in theatre. Her bestselling...

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Syl van Duyn

Syl van Duyn

Syl van Duyn is author of Girl Out of Place, translated by Ernestine Hoegen. She has written four Dutch language books for children and Young Adults ‘Hallo Aarde, Hier Maan’ (2001), ‘Mijn Zus is een Flussemus’ (2002), ‘Angels’ (2008) and ‘Op zoek...

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Julie Tsang

Julie Tsang

Julie is an award winning playwright from Glasgow. Her short play Lilyburgh Lane was one of the four plays to win the Scotland Short Play Award in 2017. Her play Fix was produced by Yellow Earth Theatre Company in January 2020 at the Pleasance...

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Matt Parvin

Matt Parvin

Matt trained as part of the Arcola Theatre Writers’ Programme in 2015. His previous work at the Arcola: Alice in Wonderland (2013). His other plays include The Noble Nine (Vault Festival); Jam (Finborough Theatre); Two Roads (Vault...

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Rebecca Kezia

Rebecca Kezia

Rebecca Kezia graduated from University of Indonesia in Indonesia Studies Major with focus on Modern Literature in 2014 with her thesis on Indonesia Plays of Jakarta Theatre Festival 2006-2013. She is actively involved in several projects such as...

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Faiza Mardzoeki

Faiza Mardzoeki

Faiza Mardzoeki is a playwright, theatre producer and director based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. As a feminist and cultural activist, she actively promotes gender equality issues, women’s liberation,human rights and other social issues through...

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Agnes Christina

Agnes Christina

Agnes Christina is a multidisciplinary artist who is interested in the struggle that people face in life and most importantly how they deal with the struggle. Focusing on the rhythm that is created by humans in everyday life, Agnes presents her...

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Riyadhus Shalihin

Riyadhus Shalihin

Riyadhus is young dramaturg, playwright and theatre-director who has taken part as a performing arts practitioner at prestigious international events and festivals, such as the International Forum Theatertreffen – Berlin Germany (2019), Art Camp...

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MW Sun

MW Sun 孙培德 was born in Shanghai but grew up in Hong Kong. She is a former news journalist reporting for the BBC, CNBC and Radio Television Hong Kong in London, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Her short play, Arachnophobia, was produced by Yellow...

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Fiona Graham

Fiona convenes the MA Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance at Goldsmiths College, London University. Previously she worked as a writer and dramaturge for twelve years in New Zealand and taught at Auckland University. Her plays include: Passage...

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