Anna Barnes

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Anna is an award winning playwright and author, recently won a 2017 AWGIE Award for GHOSTS OF BILEOLA in the interactive category.

In 2013 her play MINUSONESISTER won Sydney Theatre Company’s Patrick White Playwright’s Award which premiered at Griffin Theatre, 2015.  In 2011 she became playwright-in-residence for Red Stitch Actors Theatre Company.

Anna’s book GIRL! THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEING YOU was published by Penguin and named one of the Eva Pownall Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. She was the winner of British Council’s Realise Your Dream award allowing her to study playwrighting at the Royal Court Theatre, London.

Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Melbourne with her writing being published in Kill Your Darlings, The Lifted Brow and The Age.