Sue Whiting is an award-winning Australian author who lives and works in a sleepy coastal village near Sydney. Sue has written numerous books in a variety of genres: fiction and nonfiction, picture books through to YA, including the bestselling The Firefighters, and the award-winning A Swim in the Sea. Her picture book Platypus, illustrated by Mark Jackson, was a CBCA 2016 Notable Book.
A former primary school teacher with a special interest in literacy education and children’s literature, Sue is a highly experienced speaker who loves sharing her passion for stories and storytelling, reading and writing with people of all ages. Sue has presented at many Writers’ Festivals around the country, and is a sought-after freelance editor, writing coach and mentor.
Sue’s delivers a confronting mystery for middle-grade readers with her highly anticipated new book, Missing, out through Walker Books in March 2018.
Sue will also be an on site editor at CYA Conference 2018. See Sue's Editor Page for more information.