Nakkiah Lui i(8 works by)
Born: Established: Mount Druitt, Blacktown area, Sydney Outer West, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Torres Strait Islander ; Aboriginal Kamilaroi people
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Nakkiah Lui a playwright, grew up in Western Sydney and is the daughter of a Gamilaroi woman from Gunnedah and a Torres Strait Islander. As a playwright she had drawn from her own life and community in the Mount Druitt area, and wrote her first play whilst studying in Canada.

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

Kill the Messenger 2014 single work drama

Kill the Messenger is a funny and shocking tell-all from a true maverick.

2016 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
Black Comedy 2014 single work series - publisher film/TV

'The six-episode series Black Comedy, written by and starring indigenous performers, is the first comedy by the ABC's Indigenous Department. Since its launch in 2010, the department has primarily produced critically acclaimed drama including Redfern Now, The Gods of Wheat Street and telemovie Mabo. 'The series combines a mix of obsercational physical shetches, historical sketches and parodies of TV, film and commericials.' (Source: The Sydney Morning Herald online; Koori Mail issue, 587, 2014:4)

2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Comedy Series
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