Jessica Dettmann
About the author

Jessica Dettmann

Jessica Dettmann is a Sydney-based writer and performer. Her blog, Life With Gusto, turns a sharp but affectionate eye on modern parenthood. She has performed her work several times at Giant Dwarf's Story Club, and has appeared on their podcast.After a decade working as an editor for Random House Australia and HarperCollins publishers she made the transition to writing after two small children rendered her housebound.She once appeared as the City of Sydney Christmas Angel and sat on top of the Town Hall in a frock that reached the street.

Books by Jessica Dettmann

Jessica Dettmann Articles

Live Book Event: Jessica Dettmann, Author of This Has Been Absolutely Lovely

News | Events & Festivals

6 January 2021

Live Book Event: Jessica Dettmann, Author of This Has Been Absolutely Lovely

    Q&A with This Has Been Absolutely Lovely Author Jessica Dettmann

    Review | Author Related

    5 January 2021

    Q&A with This Has Been Absolutely Lovely Author Jessica Dettmann

      This Has Been Absolutely Lovely is… Absolutely Lovely: Take a Sneak Peek Here

      Review | Extract

      5 January 2021

      This Has Been Absolutely Lovely is… Absolutely Lovely: Take a Sneak Peek Here

        Charming, Hilarious and Wise: Our Review of This Has Been Absolutely Lovely by Jessica Dettmann

        Review | Our Review

        5 January 2021

        Charming, Hilarious and Wise: Our Review of This Has Been Absolutely Lovely by Jessica Dettmann

          Learning Curve: Jessica Dettmann on motherhood in the 21st century

          News

          23 January 2019

          Learning Curve: Jessica Dettmann on motherhood in the 21st century

            Podcast: Dramas, Delights, Delirium with Jessica Dettmann

            Podcast

            21 January 2019

            Podcast: Dramas, Delights, Delirium with Jessica Dettmann

              Literary Laughs: Jessica Dettmann on her top five funny books

              News

              14 January 2019

              Literary Laughs: Jessica Dettmann on her top five funny books

                Heartwarming and Real: Review of How To Be Second Best by Jessica Dettmann

                News

                8 January 2019

                Heartwarming and Real: Review of How To Be Second Best by Jessica Dettmann