“It was a great honour to be the first winner of the Award."
Roy Williams, winner 1997 and 2010
  
  
Supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation

Diana Nneka Atuona

Diana Nneka Atuona is a British born, Nigerian writer from Peckham, South London. She studied International Politics at South Bank University and upon graduating, was awarded a scholarship from Gray’s Inn to study Law, though her first passion is has always has been to write for stage and screen. She has been a member of the Royal Court’s Invitation Writing Group and was the Theatre Local officer for The Royal Court’s Theatre Local Project in 2011 and 2012. Her first and only play, Liberian Girl, placed top 25 in the Verity Bargate 2013 competition (Soho Theatre) and was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize 2013.