Katie Pollock

Writer In Residence

Nov 29th – Dec 5th

Katie Pollock

Katie Pollock is a 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, including as part of The Curve. Her works for radio are Beetroot: A bloody journey through roots and belonging; Nil by Sea; Contact; O is for Oxygen; and Blue Italian.

Her work has been produced by the ABC, Apocalypse Theatre, Canberra Youth Theatre, Casula Powerhouse, Critical Stages, Eastside FM, Hothouse Theatre, Merrigong Theatre, Museum of Australian Democracy, New Theatre, Newtown Theatre, Old 505 Theatre, Redline Productions, Seymour Centre, Site & 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 ‘Ingenious’ award (USA), the Inscription/Edward Albee Playwriting Scholarship 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 and The Curve are published by Currency Press.