Jane Bodie is an acclaimed writer for both theatre and television who in 2007 won the prestigious Louis Esson Prize for Drama awarded by the State of Victoria, Australia.
Jane was nominated for the Patrick White Playwrights' Award in 2002 and won a Green Room Award for Outstanding Writing on the Melbourne Fringe the following year for her series of monologues, Still. She was also short-listed for The Ewa Czajor Memorial Award in 2000 for her work as a theatre director.
Jane is currently Head of Playwriting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. She has worked extensively as a playwriting teacher, mentor and workshop leader, in universities, schools, prisons and among the community.