WRITER, POET & EDUCATOR website gallery Twitter Instagram Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is an educator, writer and poet from West Yorkshire, UK. Her work disrupts narratives of history, race, knowledge and power – interrogating the political purpose of conversations about Muslims, migrants, gender and violence in particular. Suhaiymah works to provide herself and others with the tools […]

Tarell Alvin McCraney

WRITER & DIRECTOR website gallery Twitter Tarell Alvin McCraney is an acclaimed writer. His script In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue is the basis for the Oscar-winning film Moonlight directed by Barry Jenkins, for which McCraney and Jenkins won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.  He wrote the film High Flying Bird which premiered on […]

Stef Smith

WRITER website gallery Twitter Stef Smith is an multi award-winning writer working to international acclaim. Work includes: Enough, Girl In The Machine, Swallow (Traverse Theatre); Nora: A Doll’s House (Glasgow Citizen’s Theatre); The Song Project, Human Animals (Royal Court); Acts Of Resistance (Headlong / Bristol Old Vic); Love Letter To Europe (Underbelly); How To Build […]

Lynda Radley

WRITER & DRAMATURG website gallery Instagram Lynda Radley is a playwright, dramaturg, and screenwriter who has been working as a writer and maker for over fifteen years. Her plays include: The Interference (Pepperdine Scotland), Happier or Better? (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), Futureproof (Traverse Theatre in association with Dundee Rep), Birds and Other Things I Am […]

Kirsty Housley

DIRECTOR & DRAMATURG website gallery Twitter Kirsty Housley is a director, writer and dramaturg.   Kirsty was the recipient of the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award for Cue Deadly, a Live Film Project, and the Title Pending award for innovation at Northern Stage. She jointly received The Stage award for Innovation in 2017 for The Encounter and […]

Chloe Todd Fordham

WRITER website gallery Twitter Chloe’s work aims to explore intimate human relationships as well as big global stories. She hopes to amplify the voices of those who are denied one, to be inclusive and accessible, and to uncover broken systems with stories with heart.  Recent work includes: Tapestry (developed with Play’s the Thing and featured […]