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, and the Fish flash fiction prize. She writes poetry, short stories and is currently working on her second novel. Her work has appeared in The Manchester Anthology, Kissing him Goodbye, and The Poetry of Staffordshire.