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Write Local. Play Global would like to thank all the members who participated in sending their nominations for the ASSITEJ Inspirational Playwrights Award.

The awardees will be made public during the Award Ceremony at the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress in Cape Town, where they will receive their awards.

The nominees exhibited artistic excellence of the highest order. In total, we received 15 nominations from 12 countries:

Australia – Finegan Kruckemeyer, Australia/Sudan – Afeif Ismail, Cameroon – Mempuh Kwachuh Sophia, Canada – Suzanne Lebeau, Cuba – René Fernández Santana, France – Sylvain Levey, Germany – Kristo Šagor, Hungary – Angela Koloszi and István Tasnádi, Mexico – Antonio Zúñiga, Saudi Arabia – Dr. Abdullah Hassan Al-Abdulmohsen, South Africa – Jon Keevy, UK – Kevin Dyer and Robert Alan Evans, and USA – Y York.