Lee Kofman is a Russian-born Israeli-Australian novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist and sometimes-poet, and a rebellious daughter of ultra-orthodox Jewish parents. Her latest book is the memoir The Dangerous Bride (Melbourne University Press 2014), which has been included in Recommended Books 2014 (The Age and Australian Book Review) and 2015 (The Age). Her short works have been published widely in Australia, Scotland, UK, Israel, USA and Canada in Best Australian Stories and Best Australian Essays. She is a blogger-in-residence for Writers Victoria and her private blog was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014. You can find her at leekofman.com.au or on twitter @leekofman.