‘Criticism is a form of theatre,’ Emily Nussbaum has said. ‘I’m writing for an audience and I don’t want to bore them.’
As the New Yorker‘s TV critic, Nussbaum has won a large and devoted international audience by giving contemporary television the incisive, sophisticated and entertaining criticism it deserves. Join this peerless critic and chronicler of popular culture for a talk about art and storytelling on screen.
Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.
Emily Nussbaum is the television critic for the New Yorker. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2016. She’s currently at work on an anthology and a book about reality television.
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran is the editor of ABC Everyday and currently working on her first work of fiction. She has previously been managing editor of Crikey News, covering politics and media, and held various editing roles at The Age, covering business, arts and entertainment.
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