Angela Betzien announced as winner of the Kit Denton Award

The Australian Writers’ Guild has announce that the recipient of the 2012 Kit Denton Disfellowship is award-winning playwright Angela Betzien.  The $30,000 Disfellowship was presented by Andrew Denton as part of the 45th Annual AWGIE Awards held on Friday 24 August at Doltone House in Sydney.

Angela is an internationally renowned playwright and co-founder of the company Real TV. Her winning project is a screen adaptation of her play WAR CRIMES, the story of three very different girls living in a country town that is facing the closure of the local abattoir and adapting to the recent arrival of Iraqi refugee families. Angela will be mentored by renowned television writer Sue Smith on the project.

To read the AWG press release, visit the IF website here.