Sue Hubbard is an award-winning poet, novelist and art critic. She has published five collections of poetry, Everything Begins with the Skin (Enitharmon), Ghost Station and The Forgetting and Remembering of Air (Salt), Swimming to Albania (Salmon Poetry) and Radium Dreams (Women’s Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge) in collaboration with the artist Eileen Cooper RA that also formed a major exhibition. Her series of poems on the life of Gwen John, God’s Little Artist, has just been published by Seren. Her poem, Eurydice, originally commissioned by the BFI and the Arts Council for the Waterloo tunnel leading to the IMAX, has now been carved in stone by the artist Gary Breeze and placed permanently in the crypt of St. John’s at Waterloo.
Her novels include: Depth of Field, (Dewi Lewis), Girl in White (Cinnamon and Pushkin Press), the highly acclaimed Rainsongs, (Duckworth, Overlook Press US, Mercure de France and Yilin Press, China) and Flatlands (Pushkin Press and Mercure de France) that The Guardian called it ‘a tender portrait of wartime youth’. Rothko’s Red, her collection of short stories, was published by Salt.
As an art critic she has written regularly for The Independent, The New Statesman and many art publications and has written artists’ catalogues. She is a senior writer for Artlyst. Her essays, Adventures in Art, were published by Other Criteria.