Marieke Hardy is a curator, screenwriter, artist, author and immersive theatre maker. She has penned regular columns for The Age, The Drum, and Frankie magazine, and written for many television shows. Her award-winning black comedy series, Laid, premiered on the ABC in 2010. She is co-curator of international literary salon Women of Letters and a regular panelist on the ABC's Book Club. A collection of her essays was released in 2011 and she makes secret anonymous live art.