Sue Crowder has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Manchester. She also studied Creative Writing at MA level at the University of East Anglia. She has previously been long-listed for the BBC Opening Lines Prize, and shortlisted for many short story prizes, including The Poetry Republic Prize in 2014 & 2015, and the Fish flash fiction prize. In 2014 she won a place on the Writing West Midlands development programme. She writes poetry, short stories and is currently working on her first novel. Her work has appeared in The Manchester Anthology 2014, Kissing him Goodbye, and The Poetry of Staffordshire.