STELLA DUFFY OBE
Stella Duffy is an award-winning writer with over sixty-five short stories, fourteen plays written and devised, and fifteen novels published in fifteen languages. She has twice won the CWA Short Story Dagger and twice won Stonewall Writer of the Year. She regularly writes and speaks on LGBTQI, feminist, inclusion and cancer/disease issues. Her latest novel The Hidden Room was published by Virago in July.
Stella has also worked in theatre for over thirty-five years as an actor, director, playwright, and facilitator.
She is the founder and Co-Director of the Fun Palaces campaign for cultural democracy and was awarded the OBE for services to the Arts in the Queen’s Birthday honours 2016 .