Susie Mesure writes interviews, news and features for the Independent on Sunday, Independent and i, and has done for the last ten years or so give or take two lengthy maternity leaves. She is interested in just about any topic, especially anything Scandinavian, food, or consumer-orientated, and used to be the Independent’s Retail Correspondent
Children's author Sam McBratney: 'You know the Narnia books? I’ve only come across one child who really appreciated those books'
21 June 2015 12:00 PM
'You don’t get child prodigies writing books, because there is so much to be learnt about the art of writing'
16 May 2015 12:00 PM
It is a book that will make the uninitiated hungry to seek out her earlier work, and a perfect eulogy to a life well lived.
12 April 2015 07:47 PM
13 per cent of mothers at London’s St Thomas’s Hospital, where I had all three of my children, opted for a C-section before they’d got anywhere near a delivery room
28 February 2015 12:00 PM
The queen of the nordic short story spills Denmark’s dark secret
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
On 28 January 1990, the very first issue was published. Susie Mesure revisits 25 stories and writers, while staff who were there on day one, and still work here now, remember the early days
10 January 2015 12:00 PM
A ‘how-to’ guide on seeking the Scandinavian dream
18 November 2014 11:51 AM
Forget the Alps and head north to Geilo's empty runs and queueless lifts, says Susie Mesure
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
Julia Donaldson interview: Even with 160 children's titles to her name, she insists 'no part of writing is easy'
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
Donaldson: 'I’ve heard that something like a third of all books sold are children’s books but if you look at the review space given you could be forgiven for thinking it was three-hundredths'
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train