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Susan Wyndham Susan Wyndham i(A32770 works by)
Born: Established: 1957 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Susan Wyndham graduated from Sydney University with a BA (Honours in English Literature). She began her journalism career as a cadet with the Sydney Morning Herald in 1981 and held positions there as a news reporter, feature writer and editor of 'Good Weekend Magazine'. From 1988 to 1996 she worked in New York as correspondent for The Australian newspaper and studied book publishing at New York University. Back in Sydney she was literary editor of the Sydney Morning Herald 1996-1999, deputy editor (features/arts) 1997-2000 and has been a senior writer, focusing on books and culture, since 2000. In 2007, she returned to the role of literary editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. Wyndham stepped down from this position in January 2017.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2023 shortlisted Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship for a biography of Australian writer Elizabeth Harrower

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Life in His Hands Sydney : Picador , 2008 Z1457183 2008 single work biography 'Charlie Teo is one of Australias most celebrated yet controversial neurosurgeons. His pioneering 'keyhole' techniques have earned him praise around the world, but in his home country he is regarded by some in the profession as reckless and even dangerous. His stock in trade is 'inoperable' brain tumours - those malignant cancers that others don't dare treat - and by any estimation he is incredibly successful. In over 5,000 operations, he has never lost a patient on the table. He has treated the young and the old, the rich and the poor. His more famous cases have included talkback radio shock jock, Stan Zemanek, the wives of cricketers Steve Waugh and Glenn McGrath, the cancer specialist Dr Chris O'Brien, and the young classical pianist, Aaron McMillan.' (Publisher's blurb)
2009 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Non-Fiction Book of the Year
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