Susan practiced law, teaches writing, is an author, and in her spare time gets out of her comfort zone by performing comedy improv.
Her recently published novel, Children of Lies,
has been described as “…A fast-paced and well-researched love story set against the turmoil of the Israel/Palestine conflict…with insightful observations into human emotion and behavior, as well as the hypnotic power of charismatic personalities…” Publisher’s Weekly reviewer for the Booklife Prize for Fiction
Her first novel, A Suitable Husband,
takes place in prewar Poland, and was described by Long Island Woman Magazine as “…A compelling and superbly written page-turner…With engaging characters, appealing subplots, and a fascinating historical background… a highly satisfying read.”
Her non-fiction includes family and business histories (specializing in immigrant stories). She has also written short stories, published in literary magazines and brought together into a collection called, In the Middle of Almost and Other Stories, which, “…offers up deft, deeply insightful glimpses of women who live in urban landscapes, surrounded by millions of people, but are uniquely isolated amidst the throngs…” according to Les Edgerton, award-winning author.
Susan also believes in the value of a certain kind of journaling, both for remembering the many remarkable things that happen every day, as well as for the health benefits of focusing on the funny, entertaining, or enchanting events that occur in our daily lives. It’s all described in