Susan Austin grew up in Queensland but settled in Hobart. She has published poetry in various newspapers, journals and anthologies. She has won prizes in several FAW (Tas) poetry competitions, and was the judge of the 2012 WILPF Eve Masterman Peace Poetry Prize.
Susan has been a featured reader in many events including the Hobart Republic Readings, The Tasmanian Living Writers’ Week and the 2011 Tasmanian Poetry Festival. The poem Bookshop Capers appeared in famous reporter 43, and in Susan’s collection Undertow (Walleah Press, October 2012).