Joanna is an Australian essayist, librettist and theatre maker based in London. She writes primarily about nationhood and identity through the lens of landscape and horticulture, and also does land-based work as a grower. Joanna has been involved in theatre projects with the Globe, the Schaubühne, the Barbican Centre, and the Hampstead Theatre, and has written two chamber operas. In 2019 she represented the UK as the British Council Young Artist Delegate to the prestigious Séminaire en Avignon residency, as part of the Avignon Festival. She was shortlisted for the 2021 Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize.