Lee Kofman is the author of five books, including the memoirs Imperfect (2019), which was shortlisted for the Nib Literary Award 2019, and The Dangerous Bride (2014). She was a co-editor of Rebellious Daughters (2016) and editor of Split (2019), anthologies of essays by prominent Australian authors. Lee’s short works have been widely published in Australia, the UK, Scotland, Israel, Canada and the US, and her blog was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014.
Is there a point where the ‘me’ in memoir should stop? Are there limits to what readers want to know about or is a modern memoir expected to expose all? Is the ‘me’ in memoir a performative self? Three debut memoirists, Gigi Fenster (NZ), Hayley Katzen and Nicola Redhouse, discuss their thoughts with master memoirist…
Think you know who has influenced some of our most celebrated writers? Think again! Join Lee Kofman and multi-award-winning authors Arnold Zable, Andrea Goldsmith and Bram Presser as they reveal the lesser-known writers who have inspired them and helped shape the way they think and write. You might just discover your next favourite author.
Join Lee Kofman, Jessica North and Juliet Rieden as they dissect and process the various ways in which the Jewish woman is represented in text. Their conversation takes in both historical representations, and their own, as writers. Supported by She’elah.