Contribution to Book
Louis Nowra is an Australian playwright whose reputation continues to grow. He has become known for his passion for controversy, savage irony, and confrontational drama. Awards he has garnered include an Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award for best screenplay for his 1996 movie adaptation of his 1992 play 'Cosi'; the ALS Gold Medal; the Louis Esson Prize for Drama and the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for his 1993 play 'The Temple'; and the Canada-Australia Literary Award.
Turcotte, G. (2006). Louis Nowra. In S. Samuels (Ed.), Dictionary of literary biography: Australian writers, 1975-2000 (pp. 249-259). New York, NY: Thomson Gale.