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Katie Pollock

Katie is an award-winning Sydney-based playwright. Her plays for theatre are Normal; The Becoming; The Hansard Monologues (Age of Entitlement); Blue Italian/Nil by Sea; The Hansard Monologues (A Matter of Public Importance); The Blue Angel Hotel; A Quiet Night in Rangoon; A Girl Called Red; and numerous short works. Her plays and adaptations for radio are Beetroot: A bloody journey through roots and belonging; Nil by Sea; Contact; O is for Oxygen; and Blue Italian. Her works have been produced by ABC Radio, Apocalypse Theatre, Canberra Youth Theatre, Casula Powerhouse, Eastside FM, HothouseTheatre, Merrigong Theatre, Museum of Australian Democracy, New Theatre, Newtown Theatre, Old 505 Theatre, Redline Productions, Seymour Centre, Site and Sound Festival, subtlenuance, Sydney Fringe Festival, Tamarama Rock Surfers and The Street. Awards include the Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award, the Martin Lysicrates Prize, the inaugural Town Hall Theatre (USA) ‘Ingenious’ award, the Inscription/Edward Albee Playwriting Scholarship, the Australian Writers Guild’s What Happens Next prize, Hothouse Theatre’s Solo competition and three AWGIE nominations. She has plays in development with Merrigong Theatre Company, The Street and Bakehouse Theatre at KXT. She has been a proud member of the Australian Writers Guild since 2009. Normal is published by Currency Press.

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