Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

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2017-18     Anatomy of a suicide by Alice Birch
2016-17     Dance nation by Clare Barron
2015-16     Sweat by Lynn Nottage
2014-15     3 winters by Tena Štivičić
2013-14     Chimerica by Lucy Kirkwood
2012-13     The flick by Annie Baker
2011-12     The nether by Jennifer Haley
2010-11     Hurt Village by Katori Hall
2009-10     The language archive by Julia Cho
2008-09     This wide night by Chloë Moss
2007-08     Palace of the end by Judith Thompson
2006-07     No first prize awarded. These plays were awarded a tie: Leaves by Lucy Caldwell; Dead city : a modern riff on Joyce's Ulysses by Sheila Callaghan; O go my man by Stella Feehily; PUMPGIRL by Abbie Spallen
2005-06     Mammals by Amelia Bullmore; The sugar wife by Elizabeth Kuti
2004-05     Behzti : (dishonour) by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
2003-04     The clean house by Sarah Ruhl
2002-03     Yellowman by Dael Orlandersmith
2001-02     U. S. drag by Gina Gionfriddo; A map of doubt and rescue : a play by Susan Miller
2000-01     Humble boy by Charlotte Jones
          Fall by Bridget Carpenter
1998-99     Refuge by Jessica Goldberg
1997-98     Silence by Moira Buffini; How I learned to drive by Paula Vogel
1996-97     Portia Coughlan by Marina Carr
1995-96     One flea spare  by Naomi Wallace
1994-95     No 1st prize awarded; three top finalists: My left breast by Susan Miller; Emma's child by Kristine Thatcher; In the heart of America by Naomi Wallace
1993-94     BACKSTROKE IN A CROWDED POOL by Jane Coles
1992-93     Moe's lucky seven by Marlane Meyer
1991-92     Three birds alighting on a field by Timberlake Wertenbaker
1990-91     Bold girls : a play by Rona Munro; Before it hits home by Cheryl West
1989-90     Keeping Tom nice by Lucy Gannon
1988-89     The Heidi chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein
1987-88     Serious money by Caryl Churchill
1986-87     HOW TO SAY GOOD BYE by Mary Gallagher; A narrow bed by Ellen McLaughlin
1985-86     Ourselves alone by Anne Devlin
1984-85     NEVER IN MY LIFETIME by Shirley Gee
1981-82     Steaming by Nell Dunn
1980-81     My sister in this house by Wendy Kesselman
1979-80     DETAILS WITHOUT A MAP by Barbara Schneider
1978-79     Once a Catholic by Mary O'Malley