Sue Joseph has been a journalist for more than thirty-five years, working both in Australia and the UK. She began working as an academic, teaching print journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney, in 1997. In that year, she also published her first book of journalism, She's My Wife; He's Just Sex . Her second book, The Literary Journalist and Degrees of detachment: An Ethical Investigation, was published in 2009. Her third book was published in 2012. Entitled Speaking Secrets, it focusses on literary journalism and ethics. Her current research project is on Australian creative non-fiction writers and their processes.