Maki Morita is a writer, performance-maker, and editor living on unceded Wurundjeri country. Maki is currently remounting her play Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise (reading at fortyfivedownstairs). She is a 2022 Wheeler Centre Playwright Hot Desk Fellow and has participated in Express Media’s Toolkits: Fiction program. Her writing has appeared in Portside Review, Fashion Journal and more. In 2020, Maki graduated with a Master of Theatre (writing) from the Victorian College of the Arts, where she was awarded the Portland House Theatre Outreach scholarship. She is also the editor of Rosie—a blog for young women and gender-diverse people.