Thuy On, The Big Issue books editor and a freelance critic for The Age, The Australian, Books + Publishing and others, has more than twenty years’ experience in writing book reviews (and yes, she has a well-stocked library!)
You will learn
- some of the challenges facing contemporary book critics
- about book reviewing as a craft/art form
- to navigate the ethical issues of critical practice
- responsibilities of a critic
- possible outlets to publish book criticism.
About Thuy On
Thuy On is the books editor of The Big Issue. She is also a freelance critic, (arts) writer and editorial Jill-of-all-trades. She has written for a number of publications including The Australian, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Book Review, Books + Publishing, Overland, Westerly, Meanjin and Australian Short Stories. Thuy mostly concentrates on book criticism and journalism but she has also reviewed theatre, film and comedy.
Read more about our Writers on Wednesdays events:
Writers on Wednesdays: E-Publishing, 28 February
Writers on Wednesdays: Before You Pitch, 18 April
Writers on Wednesdays: Entering Competitions, 30 May
Writers on Wednesday: The Freelance Marketplace, 27 June
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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