Sue Lawson has worked as a teacher, nightclub DJ, and radio announcer. She grew up on a farm near Hamilton, Victoria, and was living in western Victoria in 2012. She often runs writing workshops for children and adults.
Awards for Works
2011novel single work 'Pan Harris is is brash, loud and damaged. Ordered into foster care, Pan is full of anger at the mother who abandoned her, and the older sister who kept her from her father. Pan is certain that she knows the reality of her past until she meets Hunter, the boy who understands her story better than anyone else, and who just may be the key to unlocking the truth of Pan s memories. But are some memories best left forgotten? And is Hunter worth Pan breaking her most important rule Never. Trust. Anyone.' (From the publisher's website.)
2008novel single work "Darcy lives with her nurse mother, in a small coastal town. Her mother has to update her training and for three months, Darcy will live with her grandmother who is also caring for her own mother, Darcy’s great-grandmother. Four generations of women on their own. Darcy’s father died when she was a small child. Her grandfather is dead and mystery surrounds the death of the great-grandfather whose name she shares. All Darcy knows is that he died during the war. Discussion about him is forbidden, even by Mum. As if living with a grandmother she calls Misery and a great-grandmother she calls Batty isn’t bad enough, her class is set a living history assignment. They must interview their grandparents for family stories about World War II. Darcy can’t talk to her family so she begins to research herself. A misunderstanding at school leads to a spiralling episode of bullying. Darcy discovers allies in unexpected places and unwraps the secrets that have so dramatically impacted on four generations of her family." (Source: Aussie Reviews)