His early starting points are, as he says: try to write very little, there are no characters, you have never enjoyed reading a book.
Siim Nurklik has graduated the private school for playwrights “Drakadeemia” in 2009 and his debut-text Am I Alive Now (Kas ma olen nüüd elus) got the second prize in the New Drama Competition held by Estonian Theatre Agency. It`s a play that exceed the limits of the genre – it was also nominated to Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Literary Award for poetry in 2010. This considerable postdramatic text is the voice of his generation – socially critical, penetrative and responsive.
2009 Am I Alive Now (Kas ma olen nüüd elus) – English, Swedish, Finnish
Second prize in the 2009 New Drama Competition held by Estonian Theatre Agency.