Susan is the author of five books, including her most recent novel Landslide, published by Knopf. She’s been awarded multiple MacDowell Colony Fellowships, as well as a Breadloaf Workshop Fellowship, a Maine Arts Commission Literary Fellowship, and a Massachusetts Art Commission Fellowship. She has also won the Maine Literary Award and the Maine Award for Publishing Excellence, and her poetry collection was a finalist for the Walt Whitman Award. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, The New York Times, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Harvard Review, The Daily Beast, The New England Review, Ploughshares and other publications. Her Tedx talk on the “Power of Story” has been widely viewed, and she is the co-founder of the Telling Room, a creative writing center for youth. She also teaches on the faculty of the Stonecoast Writing Program.
Represented by Stephanie Cabot.