The Writer

A Nick Hern Book


The Writer first published as a paperback original in
Great Britain in 2018 by
Nick Hern Books Limited,
The Glasshouse,
49a Goldhawk Road,
London W12 8QP

The Writer copyright © 2018 Ella Hickson

Images copyright © 2018 Ella Hickson

Ella Hickson has asserted her right to be identified as the author of this work

'Quarantine' by Eavan Boland reprinted with the permission of Carcanet Press Ltd, Manchester, UK and W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, New York

Cover image: Romola Garai, photographed by Clara Giaminardi Designed and typeset by Nick Hern Books, London

A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library

ISBN 978 1 84842 754 9


CAUTION
All rights whatsoever in this play are strictly reserved. Requests to reproduce the text in whole or in part should be addressed to the publisher.


Amateur Performing Rights
Applications for performance, including readings and excerpts, by amateurs in the English language throughout the world should be addressed to the Performing Rights Manager, Nick Hern Books, The Glasshouse, 49a Goldhawk Road, London W12 8QP, tel +44 (0)20 8749 4953, email [email protected], except as follows:

Australia: Dominie Drama, 8 Cross Street, Brookvale 2100, tel (2) 9938 8686, fax (2) 9938 8695, email [email protected]

New Zealand: Play Bureau, PO Box 9013, St Clair, Dunedin 9047, tel (3) 455 9959, email [email protected]

USA and Canada: Casarotto Ramsay and Associates Ltd, see details below


Professional Performing Rights
Applications for performance by professionals in any medium and in any language throughout the world (including by stock companies in the USA and Canada) should be addressed to Casarotto Ramsay and Associates Ltd, Waverley House, 7–12 Noel Street, London W1F 8GQ, fax +44 (0)20 7287 9128, email [email protected]

No performance of any kind may be given unless a licence has been obtained. Applications should be made before rehearsals begin. Publication of this play does not necessarily indicate its availability for amateur performance.

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