The Creative Life Podcast: Episode Four
My guest is Lee Kofman, an Israeli-Australian author of the memoir The Dangerous Bride and of three fiction books. Her short stories, creative non-fiction and poems have been widely published in Australia and across the world. Lee has been mentoring writers and teaching writing classes for over ten years and her blog ‘The Writing Life’ was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014.
She is the co-editor of the upcoming book Rebellious Daughters by Ventura Press. Rebellious Daughters features some of Australia’s most talented female writers sharing intimate stories of rebellion and independence as they defy expectations of parents and society to find their place in the world.
The origins of Rebellious Daughters.
What it was like growing up in Russia and spending a lot of time in hospital as a child.
Lee’s cultural impressions of Australia upon arrival.
The notion of writer’s block.
The struggle between the desire to tell personal stories truthfully while also knowing this has the potential to hurt those we love.
Writing residencies – at Katherine Susannah Pritchard Writers’ Centre and Varuna.
Rebellious Daughters is released August 1, 2016 and is available for pre-order.