We are delighted to present The Last Literary Editor, a talk by Susan Wyndham.
Susan Wyndham was literary editor of the Sydney Morning Herald in 1996 – 1999 and 2008 – 2017.
In her career as a journalist she has also been a news reporter, feature writer, editor of Good Weekend magazine, New York correspondent for The Australian, and deputy editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. She is the author of Life in His Hands: the true story of a neurosurgeon and a pianist (Picador, 2009) editor of My Mother, My Father: on losing a parent (Allen & Unwin, 2013) and contributor to several other books.
Susan has also contributed essays to two more recent books Rebellious Daughters edited by Maria Katsonis and Lee Kofman (Ventura, 2016) and Unbreakable, edited by Jan Caro (UQ, 2017).
She is now a freelance journalist, book reviewer, moderator at literary events, and working at another book.
Susan Wyndham’s essay titled The Last Editor will appear on the December 2017 issue of Meanjin.
We are thrilled and excited to have the chance to hear Susan talk about her experience and share her thoughts with us all.