Berry Writers Festival - 25 - 27 October 2024Berry Writers Festival 2024 - 25-27 October 2024
Because words matter

Maryam Master

Maryam Master is an author, screenwriter and playwright, who was born in Iran and moved to Australia when she was nine. She is the author of Exit Through the Gift ShopNo Words and her latest, Laughter is the Best Ending
 
For the stage, Maryam has adapted the David Walliams' books, Mr StinkBillionaire Boy and The Midnight Gang, as well as Oliver Jeffer's, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, all of which premiered at the Sydney Opera House and toured across Australia. She also collaborated with Australian Children's Laureate Leigh Hobbs on Horrible Harriet: Live on Stage
 
She began her career in television, writing for shows like Home and AwayBlinky Bill and the Jim Henson Company's Bambaloo. In 2011, she was selected by the Sesame Workshop as the writer for Elmo's tour of Australia. 
 

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The Berry Writers Festival acknowledges the Dharawal and Dhurga language-speaking groups who are traditional owners of this area. We acknowledge their customs and culture, which have nourished, and continue to nourish, this land. And we extend our respects to Elders, past, present, and future.

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Berry Writers Festival Partner: BundanonDymocks books & giftsBerry Writers Festival Partner: South Coast Writers Centre