Join author, editor and esteemed writer Lee Kofman in conversation with Kate Holden and Fiona Wright at Gleebooks. They’ll be discussing concepts from the June release, Split: true stories of leaving, loss and new beginnings.
Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born, Israeli-Australian novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist and sometimes-poet based in Melbourne. Lee holds a PhD in social sciences and MA in creative writing. She is the author of three fiction books and two memoirs, The Dangerous Bride (Melbourne University Press 2014), and Imperfect (Affirm Press 2019). Lee co-edited Rebellious Daughters (Ventura Press, 2016), an anthology of memoir by prominent female Australian authors. Her writing has won many awards, including the Australian Council grant and Varuna’s flagship fellowship, and her blog on writing was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014.
Fiona Wright is a writer, editor and critic from Sydney. Her book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance won the 2016 Kibble Award and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction. Her poetry collections are Knuckled, which won the 2012 Dame Mary Gilmore Award, and Domestic Interior, which is shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award. Her new essay collection is The World Was Whole.
Kate Holden is the author of In My Skin: A memoir and The Romantic: Italian Nights and Days, published by Text. For six years she wrote a column for The Age and has published essays, short stories, and reviews in Griffith Review, Meanjin, The Weekend Australian, The Monthly, The Saturday Paper and others.
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