Born: Established: London,
'Susanna de Vries is an international author and former lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology. She writes full time and lectures in public libraries and to branches of , the Australian Fine and Decorative Art Society (ADFAS).
Of Anglo-Irish extraction Susanna's biological father was a distinguished author. Adopted at birth and raised by loving adoptive parents, whose London home was bombed during World War 2, Susanna spent years living with relatives or in hotels. Reading everything she could find became her refuge and comfort.
She attended boarding school at Ascot and then went to study at the Sorbonne University in Paris and won a scholarship to study Art History in Madrid. She speaks fluent Spanish and French and has lived and worked in London, Edinburgh, Berlin, Florence, Barcelona and Sydney but now (2011) lives in Brisbane.' Source: www.susannadevries.com/ (Sighted 07/02/2011)