Kendall Feaver has been named the recipient of the 2018 Philip Parsons Fellowship for Emerging Playwrights. Presented by Belvoir St Theatre and Create NSW, the Fellowship is awarded each year to an early career playwright with “an original and compelling theatrical voice.” The winner receives a $15,300 commission for the creation of a new play, with Belvoir to provide dramaturgical assistance and the opportunity for a workshop with actors. Previous recipients include established playwrights like Kate Mulvany, Tommy Murphy and Nakkiah Lui.

Kendall Feaver. Photo supplied

“Kendall is an exciting new voice making waves around the world,” the Fellowship’s official panel of judges said. “The judges were impressed by the strength and energy of her ideas, and the vibrancy of her theatrical voice. We’re thrilled to be working with her at Belvoir.”

“I am so thrilled to receive this fellowship and honoured to join a mighty list of past recipients that I have long respected and admired,” said Feaver. “Playwriting is often a difficult and lonely pursuit, and I am grateful to Belvoir and Create NSW, not just for the time and resources needed to complete a new work, but also for the chance...

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