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Katherine Lyall-Watson Katherine Lyall-Watson i(A74852 works by)
Born: Established: 1968 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Katherine Lyall-Watson has been an editor at the Queensland Writers Centre, a freelance writer and a reviewer. She has managed Brisbane's Better Bookshops and has also worked as a bookseller at Avid Reader.

Lyall-Watson is the niece of South African-born natural history writer Lyall Watson.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Hanako : Desire & Other Secret Weapons 2016 Fortitude Valley : Playlab , 2018 10640009 2016 single work drama

'Come on an electric, cross-cultural journey with the award-winning theatre-makers behind Motherland.

'HANAKO plunges the audience into the hyper-realistic fantasy of a young Japanese girl journeying from the pages of a traditional Noh play into an imagined future-world as she attempts to escape the control of two warring adults from East and West, past and present.

'Traditional Japan collides with contemporary urban culture, music, anime and fashion as the audience follows Hanako on her precarious journey into the future.'

2016 nominated Matilda Awards Best Independent Production
y separately published work icon Motherland 2012 Brisbane : Playlab , 2013 Z1933520 2012 single work drama

'Motherland tells the story of Nell Tritton, whose family owned the landmark Tritton's Furniture Store in George St, and who fell in love with exiled former Russian prime minister Aleksandr Kerensky while travelling in France in the 1920s. The play encompasses adultery, war, love, bisexuality and death.'

(Source: Courier Mail, 22 April 2013, p.11)

2012 shortlisted Patrick White Playwrights' Award
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