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Jemma Birrell


Jemma Birrell (photo credit Aimee Crouch)
Jemma Birrell is Head of Writing at the Powerhouse, an unprecedented role for a museum bringing in new voices through commissions, collaborations and events. Previous roles include artistic director of Sydney Writers’ Festival, co-director of FestivalandCo and events director at Shakespeare and Company in Paris. She also published a short book series and hosted a podcast with writers.