Donna Abela is an award-winning playwright, dramaturge and teacher. Her play Jump For Jordan won the 2015 Australian Writers’ Guild’s AWGIE Award for Stage, and the 2013 Griffin Playwriting Award. It is in the 2019-2022 HSC Drama Syllabus, and was showcased in Spanish at the 2018 International Women Playwrights Conference in Santiago de Chile. Other recent plays include Monkey ... Journey to the West(2014 Brisbane Festival, 2015 Melbourne Festival and Sydney Opera House programs), Spirit(2016 AWGIE Award for Radio), Aurora’s Lament(2012 AWGIE Award for Radio), and Mrs Macquarie’s Cello(2010 AWGIE Award for Radio).
14 September 2019
16.15 - 17.15 Activism: Different ways of writing social justice
Roanna Gonsalves, Kylie Boltin and Donna Abela with Nicole Abadee