Anusree Roy

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Anusree Roy is a Governor General’s Award-nominated writer and actor whose work has premiered internationally. Her plays include: Sisters, Trident Moon, Little Pretty and The Exceptional, Sultans of the Street, Brothel # 9, Roshni, Letters to my Grandma, and Pyaasa. Her opera libretto pieces include: The Golden Boy and Noor over Afghan. Her works have won her four Dora Mavor Moore Awards along with multiple nominations. She is the recipient of the K.M. Hunter Award, RBC Emerging Artist Award, The Carol Bolt Award and The Siminovitch Protégé Prize. She was the 2018 finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (The oldest and largest prize in the world, awarded to women playwrights writing in the English language). For television: Anusree has worked on Remedy, Killjoys, Nurses S1 & S2 along with being the current Consulting Producer and writer on Transplant S2. Anusree is currently developing a feature film inspired by Sisters.