Ailsa Piper

Ailsa Piper is a writer, performer, director, teacher and moderator, who works across a range of forms. Her play Small Mercies was co-winner of the 2001 Patrick White Playwrights Award, and her adaptation (with Hugh Colman) of The Duchess of Malfi was widely acclaimed. She wrote the travel memoir Spinning Across Spain and co-wrote the epistolary dual memoir The Attachment with Tony Doherty. Most recently, she has contributed to Griffith Review's latest edition, Getting On.