Susan has written two books. Home on the Strange: Chronicles of Motherhood, Mayhem and Matters of the Heart, published by Heritage House, is a collection of humour stories pulled from years of column-writing for magazines and newspapers. Heritage Apples: A New Sensation, is a journey of heritage apple discovery, published in 2013.
After spending 25 years as a journalist and newspaper editor, Susan is currently managing editor of the Boulevard Magazine Group. https://www.boulevardmagazines.com/
She also oversees a number of smaller regional magazines, including Oak Bay’s Tweed magazine and the Saanich Peninsula’s Pearl magazine.
Susan has won more than two dozen feature writing awards from Canadian and regional newspaper associations, as well as the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors. She is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Jack Webster Award. In her travel and lifestyle articles, she has written about her experiences in places from Jamaica to New York City, and closer to home in the wilds of British Columbia.
"This is the book you will want to buy as a special gift for your sister, your mother, and your best friend. Even if your bedside table has a teetering stack of good books to choose from, this will be the one you reach for time and again to bask in the author’s witty and wise voice.” — Margot Fedoruk