Joanna Murray-Smith (Playwright) is a Melbourne based playwright, screenwriter and novelist. She has written over 24 plays, including Honour, Switzerland, Ninety, L’Appartement, Three Little Words, True Minds, Rapture, Bombshells, Nightfall, Redemption, Love Child, Flame and The Female of the Species.

Her plays are produced throughout the world and in many languages, including productions on Broadway, the West End and at the Royal National Theatre, London. U.S. Variety described her as “Australia’s foremost female playwright”. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and three children.