Penny Tangey

Penny Tangey stepped into the stand-up comedy scene after winning the Victorian final of Triple J’s Raw Comedy Competition in 2001. Since then she has performed regularly in Melbourne, been involved in many festival shows, including the prestigious Comedy Zone, and has also appeared on Stand-up! on ABC TV. Penny was a 2006 recipient of a Brian Macarthy Memorial Award (Moosehead) for her show Kathy Smith Goes to Maths Camp.

Penny is the author of three YA novels: Loving Richard Feynman (UQP, 2009), Clara in Washington (UQP, 2011) and Stay Well Soon (UQP, 2013), with more excellent novels in the pipeline.

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