Susan Faludi in conversation

A Sydney Writers’ Festival event presented with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Susan Faludi

Susan Faludi is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of the bestselling 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, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. Her most recent book, In the Darkroom, won the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Non-Fiction and was named one of the top ten best books of the year by The New York Times. Faludi's work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Harper’s, and many other publications.

For this special Sydney Ideas event, Susan Faludi will be in conversation with the University of Sydney student Anna Hush.

Anna Hush is an Honours student in Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. She has been a vocal advocate for institutional change for student safety and has campaigned against sexual assault and harassment with the Sydney University Women's Collective. Anna is the co-founder and co-director of fEMPOWER, a program of workshops on feminism for high school students.

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