Orca by Matt Grinter wins Papatango New Writing Prize

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Matt Grinter's play Orca has been named as the winner of the 2016 Papatango New Writing Prize.

The incisive, unflinching drama beat more than 1000 other entries to scoop the Prize. Matt wins a full production at Southwark Playhouse (tickets on sale here), publication by Nick Hern Books, and a £6000 commission for a second play.

Orca is the sixth Papatango Prize-winning play to be published by NHB, following in the footsteps of:

The Prize will re-open for entries in early 2017.

Matt Grinter

  • Orca