Justine is doing an MA by research in creative writing at La Trobe University.
Writing in progress
Kernels , a collection of short stories.
The Fifth Step Creaks. A novel set in North East England in 1976 about a woman who wants to do stand up comedy in the era of the legendary comedian Bobby Thompson.
MA research area is gender and comedy.
Awards : First Prize 2016 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition.
Read ‘Price Check’ HERE
‘This is the freshest, most original story among the competition entries. Both about parenting and yet not, it showcases a voice I’d love to hear more from in years to come.’ Laurie Steed Judge.
Blog Excuse me there are crumbs in my comedy
- Excuse me there are so many crumbs in my comedy
- Excuse me Doreen has some crumbs she wants to clean up.
- Excuse me there are crumbs in the Newstead Short Story Tattoo
- Excuse me
- Excuse me there are crumbs in my academic referencing
Cultural Capital – a call to arms already.
Inner City Jew – stand up comedy is a lot like orthodoxy.
J is for Jigsaw – coming out.
Women’s Comedy Down Under Funny Women Uk jews, gender and comedy.
Listen to Kvetch with Sless Podcast.
Conversations about comedy and writing plus lots of complaining.
Broadcast courtesy of J_Air Radio 87.8fm