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Job Role

Co-Director & Co-Founder

Organisation

Fun Palaces

Biography

Stella Duffy is the co-founder and co-director of the Fun Palaces campaign for cultural democracy, supporting communities across the UK and beyond to create their own locally-led events using culture as a catalyst for community-building.
Stella is also an award-winning writer with over seventy short stories, fourteen plays written and devised, and sixteen novels published in fifteen languages. She has twice won the CWA Short Story Dagger and twice won Stonewall Writer of the Year.
Stella has worked in theatre for over thirty-five years as an actor, director, playwright, and facilitator, and is an associate artist with Improbable Theatre.
She was awarded the OBE for services to the Arts in the Queen’s Birthday honours 2016.