Michelle Law is a writer and actor based in Sydney, Australia. She writes for print, film and television, and theatre. She wrote the play Single Asian Female, which had sold out seasons in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. She is also the co-creator, co-writer and co-lead of the SBS series Homecoming Queens.
Her writing has been anthologised in numerous books including Women of Letters, Best Australian Comedy Writing and Destroying the Joint. Some of the publications she’s written for include the Sydney Morning Herald, Frankie magazine and the Griffith Review. For her screen work she has received two Australian Writer’s Guild AWGIE awards and an Equity Ensemble Award, and she has been a past recipient of the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award. She also co-wrote the book Sh*t Asian Mothers Say with her brother Benjamin Law. Yes, they are a very talented family.
She is a prolific speaker and regularly appears on panels and at festivals. Currently, she is working on an original feature film and several new stage works.
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