Mandy Sutter has published poems and stories in many magazines, on BBC Radio 4 and two poetry collections 'Permission to Stare' and 'Game.' Last year her stories were published in 'Are You She', edited by Lesley Glaister. Her forthcoming novel, The Habit of Loneliness, is set in Leeds, Scarborough and Nigeria, where she grew up in the 1960s.
In 2005 she co-wrote a book on the renaissance in Yorkshire's cities for Yorshire Forward. Until recently she was Writer in Residence for Leeds General Infirmary and is now Writer in Residence with the MAMA East African's Women's Group for whom she has edited two books, 'Traveling with Bedouin Women of Hawd' and 'The Aylum Seeker'.