Noëlle Janaczewska is a playwright, poet, essayist and the author of The Book of Thistles —part environmental history, part poetry, part unconventional memoir. She is the recipient of multiple awards, fellowships and residencies, including the 2020 NSW Premier’s Digital History Prize, a Queensland Premier’s Literary Award, the Griffin Award, ten AWGIE (Australian Writers’ Guild Industry Excellence) Awards and a Windham-Campbell Prize from Yale University for her body of work as a dramatist. Noëlle’s recent productions and publications include: Experiment Street (ABC Radio National, 2019); Yellow Yellow Sometimes Blue (Q Theatre /Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Sydney, 2018); Seoul City Sue (ABC Radio National, 2018) and audio scripts for the National Museum of Australia and the British Museum’s Rome: City and Empire exhibition. In 2018 Currency Press published Good With Maps and Teacup in a Storm in a two-play edition. Noëlle’s latest book is Scratchland.