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The Writer Laid Bare, Lee Kofman with Suzanne Leal

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Waverley Library
Waverley Library
Ron Lander Centre, 32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
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Tuesday 16 August from 6pm to 7:30pm

Best-selling author and writing coach Lee Kofman has distilled her wisdom, experience and passion for writing into her latest work, The Writer Laid Bare: Emotional honesty in a writer's art, craft and life.

A compelling combination of raw memoir and professional writing guide, it is a must for lovers of the writer’s craft, and those trying to discover their own authentic voice. Join Lee in person at Waverley Library as she shares her valuable insights with author Suzanne Leal.

Books will be available for purchase and signing, with thanks to Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award community partner Gertrude & Alice Bookstore Café.

Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born, Israeli-Australian author of three fiction books and two memoirs, including Imperfect, which was shortlisted for the Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, and The Dangerous Bride (Melbourne University Press, 2014), co-editor of Rebellious Daughters (Ventura Press, 2016) and editor of Split (Ventura Press, 2019), which was longlisted for ABIA Awards – anthologies of memoir by prominent Australian authors. Her short works have been widely published in Australia, US, UK, Scotland, Israel and Canada; her blog was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014.

Suzanne Leal is the author of novels The Teacher’s Secret, Border Street, and The Deceptions, for which she won the Nib People’s Choice Prize and was shortlisted for the Davitt Awards and the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award. A senior member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and facilitator at community, corporate and literary events, Suzanne is the host of Thursday Book Club, a relaxed, friendly book club connecting readers online. Her new novel will be published next year.

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