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

Maki is currently working on a live art piece to be exhibited at Linden New Art and is remounting her play Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise (reading at fortyfivedownstairs). She is a 2022 Wheeler Centre Playwright Hot Desk Fellow. Event appearances include National Young Writers Festival, Feminist Book Week and Yardstick.

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 was fortunate to receive the 2022 George Fairfax Memorial Award, which allowed her to travel to New York and receive mentorship from experimental playwright Sibyl Kempson.

Maki is also the editor of Rosie—a feminist youth blog associated with the Victorian Women’s Trust.

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