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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Mihail Sebastian

Mihail Sebastian was the pen-name of the Romanian writer Iosif Hechter. Born in the Danube port of Braila, he died in a road accident in 1945. During the period between the wars he was well-known for his lyrical and ironic plays and for urbane...

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Michele Whitby

Michele Whitby has spent most of her life in the Twickenham area. She discovered Eel Pie Island whilst looking for somewhere to set up a photographic studio after leaving college in 1988 and has never really left the place since. A...

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Sarah Dougher

Sarah Dougher

Sarah Dougher was active as a musician in the late 1990s and early 2000s in Portland, Oregon and put music out both as a solo artist and in the bands the Lookers, Cadallaca and the Crabs (records were released on K, Kill Rock Stars and Mr. Lady)...

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