Sue Frause is an award winning journalist and photographer. A voracious
lover of the written word, her favorite childhood books were
Eloise, Nancy and Plum, A Wrinkle in Time and
the Nancy Drew series. Her writing career started early on
as the editor of the Roosevelt Nosy News, a sporadic grade
school publication cranked out on a mimeograph machine by aspiring
sixth grade journalists. She grew up on a diet of two newspapers a
day, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and The Everett
For 15 years, she wrote an award-winning column for The South
Whidbey Record. These
days, she's a freelance writer, editor and photographer whose work
is published in numerous newspapers and magazines in the United States
She also writes two blogs, Whidbey Island Life for the
Seattle P-I and a blog about all things Canadian called
Closet Canuck. She's a regular contributor to Vagablond,
a website devoted to luxury travel, food, wine and shopping. And she
can be heard regularly on Around the World Travel Radio.
Sue is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and is a
popular guest speaker on the
topics of travel and other earthly delights. She frequently appears
as an emcee at charity events.
The Washington state native attended Seattle University and traveled
and lived in Switzerland before moving to Whidbey Island with her
husband Bob in 1975. They reside in Langley on a three-acre farm where
they tend to their chickens, turkeys, garden and their very own field of
dreams. When not meeting deadlines, Sue enjoys travel, theater, movies,
jazz, fine food, heavenly spas and visiting son Max in New York City.
And tiptoeing through the tulips.