Sue Prideaux is Anglo-Norwegian. Her first biography Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream (Yale University Press) won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and she has spoken on Munch for the World Monuments Fund, at literary festivals, at the Royal Academy in London and at MOMA in New York for CBS television, and for Korean TV. She has written on Munch for the Royal Academy, Sotheby’s, the Art Newspaper and other publications.
While writing about Munch, Sue became increasingly fascinated by his friend August Strindberg. Strindberg: A Life was published by Yale in March 2012. It was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for nonfiction and won the Duff Cooper prize.