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Maki Morita


Maki Morita is a writer and performance-maker living and working on unceded Wurundjeri country.

Maki is interested in queer aesthetics, feminist literary theory, and the irrational. She is currently remounting her play Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise (reading at fortyfivedownstairs, live season TBA). She is a 2022 Wheeler Centre Playwright Hot Desk Fellow and has participated in Express Media’s Toolkits: Fiction program. Her writing has appeared in Portside Review, Fashion Journal and more.

In 2020, Maki graduated with a Master of Theatre (writing) from the Victorian College of the Arts, where she was awarded the Portland House Theatre Outreach scholarship. She also has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from The University of Melbourne.

In her day job, Maki runs a blog for young women and gender diverse people.

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