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Katy Warner Katy Warner i(A136219 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

A graduate of the VCA, Katy Warner has plays that have been presented in Australia and as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2016, she won the Rachel Furnai Prize for Fiction. Her short stories have been shortlisted for awards including the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Prize and the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Prize. In 2016, she was based in Melbourne.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 shortlisted Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize For 'The Trip'.
2016 shortlisted Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize For 'Aunty'.
2014 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships To develop my skills and networks as a playwright in Australia and the UK

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Spencer 2017 13568390 2017 single work drama

'Spencer tells the story of a tight-knit family led by single-mum and matriarch Marilyn and her three adult children – wayward daughter Jules, mouthy coulda-been Ben and AFL player and golden-boy Scott.

'About to meet the young son – Spencer – he never knew he had, Scott and the family have returned home to help mark the occasion. With the surprise appearance of the father they barely remember, the entire family is forced to work together to clean up both the house and their own fractured relationships as the clock ticks down to Spencer’s arrival.'

Source: Lab Kelpie.

2018 nominated Victorian Green Room Awards Writing : Theatre - Independent
2014 finalist Max Afford Award
The Trip 2017 single work short story
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 226 2017; (p. 82-87)
2017 winner Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize
y separately published work icon A Prudent Man 2016 10748620 2016 single work drama

'A darkly comic mixture of the Howards, the Abbotts, the Camerons and the Thatchers of the world, A Prudent Man looks at what it means to be a decent human being, and what it means to be right - in more ways than one.

'What makes the Cory Bernardis and Pauline Hansons of this world tick? What would happen if their world started to shift ever so slightly?'

Source: Production blurb.

2017 shortlisted Victorian Green Room Awards Writing : Theatre - Independent
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