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Clare Mendes is an Australian writer. She was born in Melbourne in 1967, and currently lives, works and plays in this beautiful city.

Clare began her working life as an advertising copywriter before moving upward and outward into novels and plays. She sees her two main strengths as Writing and Selling, and remains passionate about both.

Since 2015, Clare has been the Company Manager of Melbourne Writers’ Theatre. She oversees this company’s diverse range of writing programs, and produces its richly original theatrical seasons.

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Clare Mendes – Writer, Producer, Innovator