Louis Nowra

Louis was born in Melbourne and writes for film, theatre and television.

He is the author of such plays as Inner VoicesVisions, Inside the Island, The Precious Woman, Sunrise, The Golden Age, Capricornia, Byzantine Flowers, The Watchtower, Summer of the Aliens, Cosi, Radiance, The Temple, Crow, The Incorruptible, The Junle, The Language of the Gods and The Boyce Trilogy

He has written six non-fiction works, Kings Cross: A BiographyThe Cheated, Warne's World, Walkabout, Chihuahuas, Women and Me, and Bad Dreaming; the novels The Misery of Beauty, Palu, Red Nights, Abaza, Ice; two novels for young adults, Into That Forest and The Prince of Afghanistan; and the memoirs The Twelfth of Never and Shooting the Moon.

Some of his radio plays include Albert Names Edward, The Song Room, Sydney, The Divine Hammer, Far North and Jez. He has translated plays and written libretti including the recent Midnight Son and written the telemovies Displaced PersonsHunger and The Lizard King. His screen credits include Map of the Human HeartCosi, Heaven's Burning, The Matchmaker, Radiance, K-19: The Widowmaker and Black and White. He was co-writer of the documentary series First Australians and created TV series The Last Resort and The Straits. Also an essayist, he lives in Sydney and is married to the writer Mandy Sayer.

 

Speaker’s events

Kings Bloody Cross: From the Horses Mouth!

Kings Bloody Cross - From the horses Mouth
Location:
Kings Cross
When:
28 May, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Kings Bloody Cross: The Dirty Half Mile

Kings Bloody Cross - The Dirty Half Mile
Location:
Kings Cross
When:
03 Jun, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm