JHC Social Club: Julie Szego

Guest Speaker: Julie Szego, Lawyer & Journalist will present a lecture on “The story behind a miscarriage of justice.”

Julie Szego worked as a lawyer before she switched to journalism. She subsequently served for 12 years at The Age as a social affairs’ reporter, senior writer, leader writer and columnist. She wrote a monthly column for The Australian Jewish News for seven years, contributed to a book of essays on Australian Jewish culture and edited and interpreted her father’s 2001 memoir, Two Prayers to One God.

Now a freelance journalist, she writes a fortnightly column in The Age and teaches journalism at Monash University. Her first book, The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama, was shortlisted for the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.