Casey Writers Project (Narre Warren): Salon

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
24 September 2019
Author / Presenters: 
host Ben Pobjie and guest author Lee Kofman

The Casey Writers Salon is an evening of readings, hosted by local author Ben Pobjie, with guest author Lee Kofman. At this event, Lee Kofman will talk about her new book ‘Imperfect’ and about working as an exophonic writer, and she will read an extract from ‘Imperfect’. The Salon will also feature a reading by the first place winner of this year's City of Casey Writing Competition, with time for questions from the audience.
About Ben Pobjie:
Ben Pobjie studied history at the University of Western Sydney before his quest for glamour led him to comedy writing. He is known for his TV columns in ‘The Age’ and ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’, and political satire for ‘New Matilda’, ‘Crikey’ and the ABC, among others. He is the author of ‘Aussie Aussie Aussie’, ‘Error Australis’, ‘SuperChef’ and ‘The Book of Bloke’ and has written for the TV shows ‘Reality Check’ and ‘The Unbelievable Truth’.
About Lee Kofman:
Lee Kofman is the author of five books, including ‘Imperfect’ (2019, Affirm Press), which was shortlisted for Nib Literary Award 2019, and ‘The Dangerous Bride’ (2014, Melbourne University Press); and editor of ‘Split’ (2019) and co-editor of ‘Rebellious Daughters’ (2016), anthologies of personal essays by prominent Australian authors via Ventura Press. Her short works have been widely published in Australia and overseas. Her blog was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014. More at
The Salon is a free event. Registration is required for catering purposes.