Michael Andrew Collins
Michael is a playwright/author from Perth who currently lives and works in Sydney.
His plays have been nominated for the Patrick White (Furthest West, 2015), Silvergull (Furthest West), and Griffin Theatre Company (Body Farm, 2016) Awards.
Michael is also the winner of the inaugural Foundation Commission (2017) from Australian Theatre for Young People; the play he developed for that commission, Impending Everyone, premiered at the SBW Stables Theatre in 2018 and is published by Playlab.
His most recent play, Blame Traffic, premiered at the Old 505 Theatre in November of 2018.
Short fiction and monologues of Michael’s have been featured in Voiceworks, dotdotdash, and sitelines, and have won things from the Fellowship of Australian Writers, His Majesty’s Theatre Trust, Perth Fringe Festival, and the Arts Council of Mansfield.
Cycle Through the Skin Ward is an ongoing collection of Michael’s short fiction, monologues, and original writing for audio.