Monday, 25 August 2014

Noëlle Janaczewska

Yellow Yellow Sometimes Blue, 2018. Photo by Teniola Komolafe

Noëlle Janaczewska is Sydney-based playwright, poet, essayist, and the author of The Book of Thistles (UWA Publishing)—part environmental history, part poetry, part memoir. She is the recipient of multiple awards, fellowships and residencies, including the 2020 NSW Premier’s Digital History Prize, a Queensland Premier’s Literary Award, the Griffin Award, ten AWGIE (Australian Writers’ Guild Industry Excellence) Awards and a Windham-Campbell Prize from Yale University for her body of work as a dramatist. Noëlle’s recent productions and publications include: Experiment Street (ABC Radio National, 2019); Yellow Yellow Sometimes Blue (Q Theatre /Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Sydney, 2018); Seoul City Sue (ABC Radio National, 2018); audio scripts for the National Museum of Australia and the British Museum’s Rome: City and Empire exhibition, and Good With Maps (Siren Theatre Company, multiple seasons 2016 – 2021). Noëlle’s latest book is Scratchland (UWA Publishing Poetry Series, 2020). 

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Noëlle is represented by Cameron Creswell. Contact them at

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