Susan was awarded a Varuna PIP Fellowship in 2014 for her short story collection This Person Is Not That Person, for which she also received an ASA mentorship. Waiting for the Southerly(Ginninderra Press, 2012) was Commended in the Anne Elder Award for a first book of poetry. Her work has appeared in Sleepers Almanac, Island, Award Winning Australian Writing, Best Australian Poems 2009 (Black Inc.), Hecate, Going Down Swinging, Seizure Online, Margaret River Press anthologies and Spineless Wonders anthologies, among others. Many of her stories have been read at Little Fictions, Sydney. Loopholes, a collection of microfiction, will be published by Spineless Wonders in December 2016. Susan works as a proofreader/copy editor and lives in Thirroul, NSW.