Sue’s life has taken her from a childhood in New York, to student life in Connecticut and Boston, to adulthood in London where she still lives with her husband. Her two grown sons are now off on their own journeys. Her work reflects her travels with much of it now focused in Cambodia, both as a writer and teacher.

Sue is the founder of Writing Through Cambodia, a program which uses the creative writing of poetry and short stories to develop English fluency, conceptual thinking and self-esteem for Cambodian students and teachers. She has given lectures on her work in universities throughout the world including The University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, Wesleyan University, Canterbury Christ Church University, Wheelock College in Singapore, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, and others.

Hello Film Lovers! Hello Edinburgh!

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Starting tomorrow, 9 July, there will be a special film series beginning in Edinburgh at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. The Just Independent Asian Film Festival aims to open our eyes to the realities of Asia today as seen through some …

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Billy Collins, Poetry and Dogs

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In my last post, I admitted my confusion about gardens. Here, I admit my general indifference to dogs. And I call myself a Brit? Oh well… But I do love poetry, and I do love Billy Collins, and I confess …

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Sarah Salway Digs Up Paradise

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I’m a city dweller. Cities are what draws me, and if not cities, then coastlines. So, although I’ve always liked gardens, and even admired some, I’ve never really “gotten” them. It always felt as if there was some secret I …

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