Michele Lee

Michele is an Asian-Australian playwright and theatre-maker working across stage, live art and screen. Her work is largely narrative-focused, in comedy and drama and explores stories of women, otherness and found families. Current works-in-development include Single Ladies, How Do I Let You Die? , The Pussy Monologues, Squishy Taylor, Going Down the web series, and a commission for Monash University. Previous works include An Assistant's Notes for a Pandemic, Going Down, Rice, Off Centre , The Naked Self and Talon Salon. Rice won the 2016-17 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award, the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the 2018 Australian Writers’ Guild stage drama award and was shortlisted for the 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Award, Nick Enright Prize. Going Down was shortlisted for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. Michele's memoir Banana Girl was published in 2013.