Susie Mander is the author of Bird of Chaos: Book One of the Harpy’s Curse. She is currently working on the sequel, Bird of Salvation, as well as a collection of short stories set in her home town, Sydney, Australia.
Susie writes to explore philosophical ideas believing fiction provides a vehicle to examine the human condition through scenarios that are often more memorable and less prescriptive than non-fiction.
A self-confessed ‘man-loving feminist’ her work explores themes like gender, power and equality. She combines her exploration of these themes with fast-paced, thrilling prose intended to have readers flipping pages.
She has been published in Australian Doctor, the Hills Shire Times and the District Reporter, and was recently short listed for the AlburyCity Short Story Award.