Erin Browne from the USA won the English as a First Language category with her play, Trying, described by the judges as "exquisite", "human" and "spare".
Efo Kodjo Mawugbe from Ghana won the English as a Second Language category with his play, The Prison Graduates, described by the judges as "imaginative", "muscular" and "hysterically funny".
In addition, the best writers from four regions were awarded radios as prizes.
Vasil Bassa Janikashvili from Georgia received the top prize for Russia and the Caucuses for his play, On The Latch, and Anna Bennetts from Australia won for the Asia Pacific region with her play, Shift.
Meher Pestonji from India came first in the South Asia category with her play, Feeding Crows, and Csaba Székely from Romania won for the Europe region with his play, Do You Like Banana, Comrades?
Congratulations to all our winners. A full list of highly commended and commended plays will appear here next week.
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