Linda Duncan McLaughlin


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Playwrights' Studio

Former New Playwrights Award

Linda Duncan McLaughlin

Linda is an emerging playwright, screenwriter and fiction writer, based in Glasgow.

She recieved a New Playwright's Award from Playwrights' Studio Scotland in 2013, and the play that resulted from that, Descent, was nominated for a CATS award for Best New Play in 2016, received a full production in 2017 and won a Spirit of the Fringe award in that year's Festival Fringe.

She is currently on BBC Scotland's Shadow Writers programme, a writer on BBC Alba's FUNC sketch comedy programme as well as on BBC Learn's online broadcast.

Her novel-in-progress, Original Sins, was recently nominated for the CWA Debut Dagger Award, and she is currently shortlisted for the Young Film Foundation and Bellrock residencies to work on a screenplay based on the novel. She has also won an award in the inaugural Jenny Lecoat Screenwriting Prize.

Photograph by Veronica Stewart

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