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Monikka Eliah


Monikka Eliah is an Assyrian-Australian writer from Fairfield. She has participated in National Theatre of Parramatta’s Page to Stage program, Playwrights of Parramatta, CuriousWorks Breakthrough Screen Writing Program and STC’s Rough Draft. Her work has been published in Roots Anthology, SBS Voices, Runway Journal, Southerly, Kill Your Darlings, The Lifted Brow and The Saturday Paper. She received Southlands Breakthrough Award 2018 and Wheeler Centre Playwright Hot Desk Fellowship 2020. She has presented work at the N.S.W. Writers Centre, Studio Stories, Wollongong Writers Festival, Sydney Writers Festival, NYW Festival, National Play Festival, WITS Festival Fatale and Sydney Festival. Monikka is currently a member of STC’s emerging writers group.

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