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Jenny Valentish

Australia

Jenny Valentish is a regular contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald and the Saturday Paper, and former editor of Time Out Melbourne and Triple J’s Jmag. She grew up in Slough, a satellite town of London, and moved to Australia in 2006. She quit drinking in 2009, which sparked a desire to explore the drives behind addiction, and resulted in her book Woman of Substance. She has a graduate certificate in Alcohol and Other Drugs from Turning Point/Monash University.

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  • Woman of Substances

    Jenny Valentish explores women’s addiction and how those experiences are different from men’s.