Sue Armstrong

Agent: Donald Winchester

Sue Armstrong is a science writer and broadcaster.  As a foreign correspondent based in Brussels and then South Africa, she worked for (amongst others) New Scientist magazine and the BBC World Service radio. She has worked as a consultant writer for the World Health Organization and UNAIDS for more than 25 years, and was commissioned by WHO to write a book on AIDS, IMAGES OF THE EPIDEMIC, for which she reported from the frontline in many of the worst affected countries of Africa and Asia.  Her first book, A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH, was published by Canongate in 2010, and her most recent, p53: THE GENE THAT CRACKED THE CANCER CODE was published by Bloomsbury/Sigma in 2014. She lives in Edinburgh.


Photographer: Alastair Burn-Murdoch