Sue lives in west Yorkshire but has lectured in English at universities in Australia and South Africa. She has run various creative writing programmes – for the University of Bradford, Health Trusts, Age Concern, Leeds Medical School, and a Marie Curie hospice. Recently, Sue won a Cinnamon Press Award, and her first poetry collectionImagine yourself to be water will be published by them imminently. Poems have also appeared in Mslexia, PN Review, Acumen, The North, Dreamcatcher, Fish Anthology, etc. The pamphlet Woman Scouring a Pot was published by Smith/Doorstop as a winner in their 2002 Book and Pamphlet Competition.