Susan Duncan


Susan Duncan enjoyed a 25-year career spanning radio, newspaper and magazine journalism, including editing two of Australia's top selling women's magazines, The Australian Women's Weekly and New Idea. She now lives in her own patch of offshore paradise, Pittwater, with her second husband, Bob, in the beautiful home built for poet Dorothea Mackellar in 1925.

Susan's bestselling memoir, Salvation Creek, won the 2007 Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award and was shortlisted for the prestigious Dobbie Award, part of the Nita B Kibble awards for women writers. Its sequel, The House At Salvation Creek, was also a huge bestseller.

She has now turned her hand to fiction and is the author of two novels: The Briny Cafe and Gone Fishing.

News and Blog

Following on from our Must-Reads in Your 30s blog, we now have a few recommendations for anyone pushing the big 40 and beyond.

Jan 2

Titles to Bookmark in 2014

by Nikki Christer on 2 January 2014

Introducing the Random Ten! Here are ten titles, in different genres, from our 2014 publishing programme which have been bookmarked for special attention.

Books by Susan Duncan