Louis Nowra is one of Australia’s leading playwrights. His works have been performed by all of Australia’s major theatre companies and have also had many international productions. His most significant plays are Cosi, Radiance (both of which he turned into films), Byzantine Flowers, Summer of the Aliens and The Golden Age. In 2006, he completed The Boyce Trilogy, consisting of The Woman with Dog’s Eyes, The Marvellous Boy and The Emperor of Sydney.
He is a prolific writer of not only plays but also novels, non-fiction, memoir and works for radio and the screen. As well, Louis is a cultural commentator with essays and commentary appearing regularly in The Monthly, the Australian Literary Review and major newspapers. His latest book is Collected Stories.