The UCW Radio Host Louis Velazquez had the opportunity to have
Australian author of "Border Street" Suzanne Leal on the show.
Suzanne Leal was born in Brisbane, Australia.
After studying French, German and law at the
University of Sydney in Australia and the Universität Würzburg in Germany,
Suzanne worked as a Sydney-based criminal lawyer before being appointed to the
Refugee Review Tribunal, the Migration Review Tribunal and the Administrative
Decisions Tribunal (NSW).
She is a regular legal commentator on ABC radio 702
with James Valentine. She is also a facilitator and moderator at literary
events and festivals.
Suzanne’s first novel.
The story of an unlikely friendship between a young
Australian woman, Kate, and her Czech-Jewish neighbors,Border Streetwas inspired by Suzanne’s friendship with
the late Fred and Eva Perger.Border Streetwas commended in the 2007 Asher Literary
Suzanne lives in Sydney with her sons, Alex, Dominic