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stella duffy

Stella Duffy has written sixteen novels including Money in the Morgue, which HaperCollins will publish in March 2018. She was commissioned by Harper Collins to write Money in the Morgue, a novel started and abandoned by Dame Ngaio Marsh in the 1940s. Stella has completed the book based on the three (incomplete) first chapters and the few notes left by Marsh, it will be published in March 2018. 
She has written and devised fourteen plays and over sixty-five short stories, including several for BBC Radio 4. Her collected stories are published by Salt in Everything is Moving, Everything is Joined. She won the CWA Short Story Dagger in 2002 (Martha Grace) and 2013 (Come Away With Me), Stonewall Writer of the Year in 2008 (The Room of Lost Things) and 2010 (Theodora), and the Diva Literary prize for Fiction in 2017 (London Lies Beneath). Her novels The Room of Lost Things and State of Happiness were long-listed for the Orange Prize. HBO optioned her two Theodora novels (Theodora and The Purple Shroud) for a TV series. She wrote and presented the BBC4 documentary How to Write a Mills and Boon and has reviewed for The Review Show (BBC2), Front Row and Saturday Review (BBCRadio4) and written articles for most major newspapers in the UK. In addition to her writing work she is a theatre director and performer. Her latest theatre commission is The Matilda Effect, a play about women in science,  for Three Legged Theatre. She is the founder and Co-Director of the Fun Palaces Campaign for cultural democracy. She was awarded the OBE for Services to the Arts in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016.

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Mae Stella Duffy yn gorwynt – yn sgwennwr, ymgyrchydd diwylliannol a darlledwr cyson. Mae wedi sgwennu un deg chwech o nofelau; y diweddaraf yw Money in the Morge - nofel ar ei hanner, a ddechreuwyd yn wreiddiol gan Y Fonesig Ngaio March yn yr 1940au. Stella yw sylfaenydd a Chyd-gyfarwyddwr Ymgyrch Fun Palaces - ymgyrch am ddemocratiaeth ddiwylliannol. Dyfarnwyd OBE iddi yn 2016, am ei Gwasanaeth i’r Celfyddydau.

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