Patricia Cornelius

Patricia Cornelius is a playwright, screenwriter and novelist. In 2019 Patricia was announced as the winner of the prestigious Windham-Campbell prize for Drama. Over her career Patricia has written over 25 plays including Do Not Go Gentle, The Call, Love, Fever, Boy Overboard, Slut, Savages, SHIT and Who’s Afraid of the Working Class? (co-written with Andrew Bovell, Christos Tsiolkas, Melissa Reeves and Irine Vela). Her prizes for stage work include the 2011 Victorian and NSW Premiers’ Literary Awards, the Patrick White Playwright’s Award, the Richard Wherrett Prize, the Wal Cherry Award and nine AWGIES for stage, community theatre, theatre for young people.

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