Katie Pollock is an award-winnning British/Australian playwright based in Sydney. Her plays for theatre are: The Hansard Monologues (Merrigong/Seymour Centre/Casula Powerhouse), The Blue Angel Hotel (Tamarama Rock Surfers/Peter Fray), A Quiet Night In Rangoon (subtlenuance/New Theatre), A Girl Called Red (Newtown Theatre), Blue Italian (The Street Theatre, Canberra Festival of One-Act Plays Best Drama Award) and numerous short works including for Rock Surfers, Apocalypse Theatre Co, subtlenuance, NovemberISM, New Theatre, Mardi Gras Colour Blind Project and Brand Spanking New. Her plays for radio are: Contact (Eastside FM, AWGIE-nominated), O is for Oxygen (ABC) and Blue Italian (ABC).
Katie studied theatre at the University of NSW, Sydney and Middlesex University, London. In 2013 she was playwright in residence at The Arts Platform. She has been awarded new work grants from the Australia Council and NSW Seniors’ Week. She is the winner of the 2014 Inscription Edward Albee playwriting scholarship and Solo, HotHouse Theatre’s monologue competition, 2014.