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The Erin Thomas Playwright Fund

Playwriting Australia, with support of The Thomas Family will be delivering The Erin Thomas Playwright Fund a little differently in 2020.

The Fund, which seeks to commemorate playwright Erin Thomas’ optimise, creative talent and generous contribution the arts, is designed to help emerging writers to pursue their dreams.

It ordinarily supports travel for career development, but in 2020, The Fund will support up to six emerging playwrights from regional or remote areas to work with a dramaturg or director on a new work via digital platforms, for a total period of eight hours. Both the playwright and the collaborating artist will be paid.

Submissions close 31 May.

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