Sue Strachan


Name: Sue Strachan

Education (+Grad year, major): 1986, Bachelor of Arts, English

Based in: New Orleans

Job Title: Freelance writer, editor, and publicist; volunteer

Description: After covering New Orleans art and culture for more than 25 years for local magazines and TimesPicayune, Sue is continuing it on her own, in addition to her work as a publicist. Her most recent project is a book for Louisiana State University (LSU) Press, tentatively titled, Café Brûlot: The Devil Made Me Do Itpart of a series about New Orleans cocktails.

Sue’s volunteer work focuses on food insecurity, working with Hands On New Orleans and Creative Aid. She has also helped out Creative Response, an arts organization; and more recently, volunteered with ResQue to feed those affected by Hurricane Laura in southwest Louisiana.

Favorite Newcomb Memory: “The camaraderie of the women my freshman year in Josephine Louise and taking classes in Newcomb Hall.”