Barry Dickins

Genre: Literary

Barry Dickins (born 1949) is an Australian author, artist and playwright.
He was born in the Melbourne suburb of Reservoir. Leaving school early he worked in a factory and then as a set-painter for television. Through his association with La Mama Theatre, his first play, Ghosts, was performed in 1974. He has subsequently written a further nine plays. His play Remember Ronald Ryan won him the 1995 Victorian Premier's Literary Award. He has also written short stories, biography and other non-fiction and children's books. - Wikipedia