Debbie Lee

Debbie Lee is Festival Director, Melbourne Jewish Book Week. She has worked in the publishing industry for over 30 years, primarily with academic publishers such as Cambridge University Press, UNSW Press and Elsevier. More recently she has been instrumental in building the profile of ‘indie authors’, and has convened the Indie Publishing Forum and the Small Press Network annual conference, as well as presenting on the independent publishing revolution at various writers festivals including Byron Bay, Adelaide and Perth. She is the new owner of boutique publishing house, Ginninderra Press.


Shaping Identity, Writing the Soul – Memoir

How does our sense of self form, and how much of our identity is shaped by our genes, by the imprint of our forebears and by our own life experience? In this session, Debbie Lee speaks with Hilton Koppe, Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo and Michelle Scheibner, three authors who follow different paths but find common ground in the...

Sunday August 18, 2024