Lee Kofman, the author of three fiction books (in Hebrew), emigrated to Australia in 2000. Her fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry in English have been published in Australia in Australian Best Stories 2007, Modern Australian Short Stories 2008, Griffith Review, Heat, Westerly, and more, and in US, UK and Scotland. She is the recipient of the Australian Council grant, the Varuna Flagship Fellowship, KSP writer-in-residence, Varuna Awards Masterclass, Booranga writers’ centre fellowship, ASA mentorship and Rosebank fellowship. She holds MA of Creative Writing (the University of Melbourne), teaches writing and mentors writers. Lee’s memoir-in-progress has been shortlisted for the Harpers Collins Varuna Award 2012.
Her memoir-in-progress has been shortlisted for Harpers Collins Varuna Awards 2012 and she is currently one of the two judges in the nonfiction section in the Telescope writing competition (Scope organisation). Her course 'Taming the Beast: managing the creative process' in Writers Victoria will begin in July. Enrollments are open.