Debra Oswald is a writer for stage, television and fiction. Her stage plays have been produced around Australia. Gary’s House, Sweet Road and The Peach Season were all shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and her play Dags has had many Australian productions. Gary’s House has been performed in translation in Denmark and Japan. Mr Bailey’s Minder broke the Griffin Theatre’s box office record in 2004, toured nationally in 2006 and was produced in Philadelphia in 2008. Debra has written three plays for the Australian Theatre for Young People, Skate, Stories In The Dark (NSW Premier’s Literary Play Award 2008) and House On Fire (2010). Eight of Debra’s plays are published by Currency Press.