Paired with Joseph's rich descriptions of person and place, Behind the Text's collection of candid interviews brings together some of the best Australian authors, covering everything from traumatic wartime journalism and burning national issues to Middle Eastern spices. In this definitive work, eleven influential authors explore their writing process, ethical dilemmas and connection to the capacious genre. As the first collection of its kind, this work brings Australian creative nonfiction into the literary spotlight.
About the author:
Sue Joseph has been a journalist for more than 35 years, working both in Australia and the UK. She began working as an academic, teaching print journalism at UTS in 1997. She has published three other books: She’s My Wife; He’s Just Sex, The Literary Journalist and Degrees of Detachment: An Ethical Investigation, and Speaking Secrets,which focuses on literary journalism and ethics.
Before working as an academic Joseph lived and worked in the UK as a correspondent for several Fleet Street newspapers, national radio and television stations. She also worked on many regional publications in London, including in the role of Managing Editor of two London weekly magazines. Whilst in London she also worked closely with John Pilger to help launch the weekly national Sunday tabloid, News on Sunday. Joseph now teaches across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at UTS in the print journalism and writing subjects.
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