TOM HOLLOWAY is an award-winning Tasmanian playwright. His work has been staged extensively both in Australia and internationally. His plays include: Beyond the Neck (winner of the 2008 Australian Writers’ Guild AWGIE Award for Best Stage Play), Don’t Say the Words (shortlisted for the 2009 NSW Premier’s Play Award, the 2009 Young Vic/Theatre 503 Season Award), Red Sky Morning (winner of the 2007 R. E. Ross Trust Development Award, the 2008 Green Room Award for Best New Writing for the Australian Stage), And No More Shall We Part, Love Me Tender, Fatherland (2011 Premiere at The Gate Theatre London) and Faces Look Ugly (2011 Premiere at the Århus Teater Denmark, Winner of the 2010 Max Afford Fellowship). Holloway is currently working on commissions for Melbourne Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare and Tasmania Performs. He is a Contributing Artist to Gambling (Soho Writers’ Theatre, London, 2010) and was resident writer with Soho Writers’ Theatre in 2010. He wrote the libretto for an adaptation of the film The Secret Life of Words produced by the Bavarian State Opera at the 2011 Munich Opera Festival and he has collaborated with Matthew Lutton on a staging of Schubert’s Winterreise.