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5 things you need to know about Susan Faludi


11 May 2017

Susan Faludi will be in conversation with University of Sydney student Anna Hush, as part of the 2017 Sydney Writers' Festival
Susan Faludi will be in conversation with University of Sydney student Anna Hush, as part of the 2017 Sydney Writers' Festival

As a Major Partner of the Sydney Writers Festival in 2017, we are thrilled to be welcoming acclaimed international author Susan Faludi on campus. Here are 5 reasons you should be excited about her visit:

1. Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist
Faludi received a Pulitzer Prize in 1991 for her Wall Street Journal coverage of leveraged buyouts of Safeway supermarkets.

2. Bestselling Author
Faludi is best known for her 1991 bestseller, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man, and The Terror Dream: Myth and Misogyny in an Insecure America.

3.Winner of the Kirkus Prize
Faludi's most recent book, In the Darkroom, a memoir on her transgender father and a meditation on identity in its many forms, won the Kirkus Prize for nonfiction and was named one of the top ten best books of the year by The New York Times

4. Published work
Faludi's work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Harper’s, and many other publications.

5. Susan Faludi in Sydney
Susan Faludi will be in conversation with University of Sydney student Anna Hush, as part of the 2017 Sydney Writers’ Festival. This is a Sydney Ideas event co-presented with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Thursday 25 May, 6.30pm
Abercrombie Business School LT 10130, Cnr Codrington St and Abercrombie St, the University of Sydney. Register online now.