Jude Bridge is a writer, singer, songwriter and actor living in a fantasy world and in Western Australia.

Born a hobbit, Jude has been performing for the last two hundred and six years. She wrote, sang and toured with the stand-up comedy duos and trios The Sensitive Young Men, His Pants for Her, Viable Options and Novak ‘n Goode. Highlights include the Hong Kong Fringe Festival, Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. A rampant genre-swapper, Jude also writes short stories. Since 2003, she has been published in dotdotdash, indigo, The Big Issue (Australian Fiction Editions), Spineless Wonders anthologies, the Sand Journal (Berlin), the Fish Anthology (Ireland) and online. She's won prizes and awards and stuff. A well-known height activist, she campaigns for equal rights for those under five foot two and a half.

Broken News – March 2018

Jude’s ten minute play Dummy has been selected for the Short and Sweet Gala Finals in Sydney.

With her friend and colleague Claire, Jude has made this Library Tour in 30 Seconds.

Hey, dude, you can listen to her story What is Dog, or you can listen to it in Chinese, how cool is that?


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Mother of Invention

Second Prize Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction 2016


Amy’s Sandal

Winner Sisters in Crime 21st Scarlet Stiletto Award 2014


Travisty   (PDF version)

Published in The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2013


The Stand-In   (PDF version)

Published in The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2012


Mavis Does Not Salsa   (PDF version)

Published in that’s life 2013