- 11 Novomber 1951
Dromana, Victoria, Australia
- Writer, Critic and Playwright
Feminist playwrite Suzanne Spunner's works include: Not still lives; Edna for the garden; Running up a dress; Dragged Screaming to Paradise; Overcome by Chlorine; Radio for Help and The Ingkata's Wife.
A founding member of the Home Cooking Theatre Company, in 1987 Spunner moved with her family to Darwin and established Paradise Productions. A board member of The Australian National Playwrights Centre, in Sydney, and 24 HR ART: the Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, she has been the recipient of Fellowships from the Literature Board of The Australian Council in 1988, 1991 and 1994. Both Dragged Screaming to Paradise and The Ingkata's Wife were highly commended by The Jessie Litchfield Award for Northern Territory Literature.