About Susan

Susan Prior is an experienced, professional writer, editor and content producer.

As a writer and editor, Susan has worked in the corporate, not-for-profit, and freelance sectors, including in the Department of Education editing curriculum materials in five different languages. She has had feature articles published in The Courier-Mail QWeekend, The Weekend Australian Magazine, Bmag, as well as in Eureka Street and On Line Opinion. Susan also has many years’ experience as a digital producer and commissioning editor of an online e-journal of social and political debate, On Line Opinion.

She publishes articles about Brisbane’s hidden gems on her website Secret BrisbaneSecret Brisbane is about all the things that don’t make it in to Brisbane’s mainstream media. It is about the things that are important to our community, that anchor us and give us our sense of place.

For three years, Susan project managed, wrote articles and edited a local quarterly magazine, Living in The Shires. Living in The Shires was a highly acclaimed, quality production with an emphasis on connecting with the local community. In September 2016, this publication was short-listed in the national Publish Awards for a magazine with a circulation fewer than 20,000. Susan also looked after the associated website, all communications, marketing, public relations and social media.

Susan has a Postgraduate Diploma in Writing, Editing and Publishing from The University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Mass Communications (majoring in Journalism and Multimedia) from the University of Southern Queensland, and a Diploma in Multimedia from SQIT (TAFE).

She regularly ‘appears’ as a correspondent on BBC Radio in the United Kingdom talking about life in Australia.

Susan can help with:

  • editing and copyediting
  • structural editing
  • manuscript appraisal
  • writing and copywriting
  • proofreading
  • web and print content development
  • research
  • newsletters
  • corporate communications.

Click here to contact Susan about any of your communication needs.