I see so many out-of-date biogs about me all over the place, here’s two I know are up to date.
this is a writing biog :
Stella Duffy has written thirteen novels including her latest, The Purple Shroud. The Room of Lost Things and State of Happiness were both long-listed for the Orange Prize. She has also ten plays – most recently The Book of Ruth (and Naomi) for Sixty-Six Books at the Bush; and forty-five short stories. She won the 2002 CWA Short Story Dagger and Stonewall Writer of the Year in 2008 (The Room of Lost Things) and 2010 (Theodora). She is currently working on two new feature film projects and a new play, and has also adapted her short story The River’s Mouth as a short film, directed by Deborah Paige. She wrote and presented the BBC4 documentary How to Write a Mills and Boon and has reviewed for The Review Show (BBC2), Front Row (BBCRadio4) and written articles for most major newspapers in the UK. In addition to her writing work she is an actor and theatre director.
this is a theatre/performance biog :
Stella Duffy directed Ordinary Darkness (Hen and Chickens), TaniwhaThames (Oval House), My Inner Orc (Pleasance), Skin Tight (Pleasance & Riverside), Kikia to Poa (Pacific Playhouse), Precious Things (Pacific Playhouse) all for Shaky Isles, Cell Sell at the Soho Theatre for the NYT, The Seduction of Ms Sarah Hart at The Oval for Kindred Spirits. She is an associate artist with Improbable, associate director with Shaky Isles, and a member of impro comedy company Spontaneous Combustion since 1988. Her solo show Breaststrokes was Time Out and Guardian Critic’s Choice. She has also written thirteen novels, fifty short stories, ten plays, and many articles and reviews. She is the founder of the Chaosbaby Project a large-scale multi-disciplinary Open Space theatre work, developing towards performance and touring in 2013/2014.