|Born||4 May 1948|
|Died||24 February 2005 (aged 56)|
|Occupation||Journalist, writer, historian, researcher, teacher, artist|
Family life and education
Susan (Sue) Innes was born 4 May 1948 in Weymouth, Dorset, the daughter of Jean Corbin, housewife, and Alec Innes, a professional gardener. She was raised in North Wales and in Peterhead, the hometown of her father.
She became an activist in the second-wave feminist movement as she started studying English and philosophy at the University of St. Andrews in 1970. She was editor of the university newspaper Aien. In St. Andrews she met John (later Jo) Clifford, Scottish playwright and her lifelong partner. Sue Innes and Jo Clifford had two daughters in 1980 and 1985.