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.

Preah Vihear and Writing Through Big Events

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This was a big weekend for Writing Through. The weeklong Full-Length workshops always culminate in a ‘Big Event’ where the students stand up and read the work they had written over the course of the workshop. Usually, their presentations lead …

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Banteay Chhmar Revisited

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I have just come back to Siem Reap after running the second of our Writing Through workshops for the children of the Enfants du Mekong centre in the remote northern village of Banteay Chhmar. Much has changed. The road which …

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Magic in Siem Reap

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Magic happens here all the time. You never know when one stray conversation will lead to a new connection, a new opportunity. This past Friday we traveled from Sisophon, which I wrote about here, back to Siem Reap for the …

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