Tami Sussman

Tami is a Sydney-based author with background in theatre, comedy and spoken word poetry. She facilitates creative writing workshops for school students and contributes humorous op- eds for online and print magazines. Tami wrote the best-selling picture book Tiny Tradies and her debut middle grade novel So That Happened … But Maybe You Already Knew That was long listed for the DANZ Children’s Book Award and is a CBCA ‘Notable’ Book of the Year in the Younger Readers category. Tami is also a celebrant and co-host of The Jewish Independent’s podcast Ashamed to Admit.


Scratch and Sniff with Tami — Children’s Session

Tami Sussman’s hilarious and heart-warming debut So That Happened … tackles leaving your childhood home and memories behind, how to be a good friend (and realise when you have been a bad one) and most importantly, how to get back up when it feels like the world has knocked you down. Aspiring (and reluctant) writers...

Sunday August 18, 2024

Melbourne Jewish Book Week Opening Night Gala: Of Ghosts and Golems

Step into an evening of grand theatricality as our writers and performers dazzle us with mystical tales, dipping their toes in the dark landscapes of ghosts and golems. Prepare to be enchanted, entertained, and transported across the shtetls and oceans of your dreams, all the way from Prague to Ripponlea. Hosted and curated by award- winning author,...

Saturday August 17, 2024