Sue King-Smith has a B.A. specialising in cultural/spiritual studies, philosophy, literature and children's issues. Currently she is studying multimedia design and professional writing and editing part time. She teaches creative writing and adult literacy at the Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE. King-Smith is also a performance poet, musician (song writer), essayist, digital artist and novelist and is in the process of completing both a children's fantasy novel and an adult novel. Her personal area of academic interest is the history of childhood in the Western tradition.