Sue Wootton is an editor, novelist and poet. She was the 2008 Robert Burns Fellow, held the 2018/19 Beatson Fellowship, and is the 2020 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellow. Her debut novel, Strip, was longlisted in the 2017 Ockham NZ Book Awards, and her fifth poetry collection, The Yield, was a finalist in the 2018 awards. A physiotherapist-turned-writer, Sue holds a Masters in Creative Writing and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Otago, researching the importance of literature to a holistic view of health and well-being. She co-founded and edits Corpus: Conversations about Medicine and Life, found at corpus.nz and teaches creative writing in schools, universities and community settings. Sue lives in Dunedin.
Read more on her website: suewootton.com