Sue Hardy-Dawson

Sue Hardy-Dawson

Sue Hardy-Dawson is a Yorkshire born poet, artist, and illustrator, and has been widely published in children’s poetry anthologies. Before becoming a poet she worked with children for over twenty years. In 2014 she was highly commended for the Manchester Writing for Children Prize. She has a degree in Creative Writing, Literature and Supporting Teaching and Learning. Sue has been commissioned to provide workshops for the Prince of Wales Foundation for Children and the Arts. She is dyslexic and takes a special interest in encouraging reluctant readers and writers.

Where Zebras Go is her debut solo collection and shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2018. Find her on Twitter: @SueHardyDawson

Video Interviews

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How do you go about writing your poetry?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How do you go about writing your poetry?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How do you work on your poems?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How do you work on your poems?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How does poetry make you feel ?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How does poetry make you feel?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How should we use poetry in the classroom?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - How should we use poetry in the classroom?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What advice would you give to budding young poets?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What advice would you give to budding young poets/

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What inspires you as a poet?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What inspires you as a poet?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What poems do you remember from your childhood?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What poems do you remember from your childhood?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - Why is poetry important?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - Why is poetry important?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What is special about writing poetry for children?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What is special about writing poetry for children?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What advice would you give on performing poetry?

Sue Hardy-Dawson - What advice would you give on performing poetry?