Glenn Perry

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Glenn Perry is an Australian writer and opera librettist.

He is notable for his librettos for Julian Yu's operas Fresh Ghosts (1997) and The Possessed (2003).[1] Perry received a grant in 2002 from the Australia Council for the writing of The Obsessed.[2] He wrote the libretto for the operatic version of Helen Garner's novella The Children's Bach.[3][4] For this work, Perry received the 2007 RE Ross Trust Playwrights' Script Development Award.[5]

He has also adapted Australian children's author Morris Gleitzman's book Second Childhood for the stage.[6]

Perry is currently working on an operatic treatment of Tim Winton's That Eye, the Sky for Julian Yu and ChamberMade Opera.[1]


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