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.

Important Advice from Mad Men’s Matt Weiner

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Thanks to Paul McVeigh for posting this fantastically inspirational article by Matt Weiner of Mad Men fame. I love Weiner’s article and want to share it with everyone for a bunch of reasons. Firstly, because everything in it is true …

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Whose Story Is It, Anyway?

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I’m back in writing mode now, which is a lovely, though sometimes aggravating mode to be in. It’s interesting to me how it doesn’t seem to matter how many novels I write — and amazingly, I am now starting on …

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Finding Poetry in Cambodia

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Over the five years that I  have been engaged with all things Cambodian, I  have written two novels set there, started to research a third, taught a couple of hundred students, raised money and awareness. I now joke that it …

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