Stella Duffy is an award-winning writer with over fifty short stories, ten plays, and fourteen novels published in fifteen languages. She has twice won the CWA Short Story Dagger. She has worked in theatre for thirty-five years as an actor, director, playwright, and facilitator. She is Co-Director of Fun Palaces.
Fun Palaces is an ongoing campaign for culture at and as the heart of community, with an annual event every October. Over two weekends in 2014 and 2015 there were 280 Fun Palaces across 11 nations made by 5262 local people with over 90,000 taking part.