Susan Elderkin is the author of two critically-acclaimed novels, Sunset over Chocolate Mountains and The Voices. One of Granta’s 20 Best Young British Novelists in 2003, she has taught creative writing at all levels, from Arvon courses to the creative writing MAs at Birkbeck and Goldsmith’s. She also works as a critic, a journalist, and a bibliotherapist for The School of Life.

Susan is prized by her students for her innovative approach, and has accompanied many of them all the way to publication.