Alice Birch Announced as a 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalist

Published on Wed 31 Jan 2018

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its playwriting prize, awarded to women playwrights writing in the English language.

Alice Birch is among the finalists for her play Anatomy of a Suicide which was produced at the Royal Court in 2017 and directed by Katie Mitchell.

The panel of Judges for the 2017-18 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize are Annie Baker, Carrie Cracknell, Denise Gough, Rajiv Joseph, Justine Mitchell and Phylicia Rashad.

The winner will be announced in March 2018. For the full list of finalists click here.