"Nostalgia Won’t Let You Down: Four Songs That Defined My Teenage Years", a playlist/essay posted on Fangirlish, shows my true emo colors as I talk about four of my favorite songs as a teenager (and then some), and how the music of my youth evoked specific emotions that helped me write THE MIDNIGHTS.
A playlist of Susannah's Ten Favorite Classic Rock Songs in THE MIDNIGHTS was featured on TeenReads.com. Find your old favorites, listen to some new oldies, and learn how certain songs relate to Susannah's character.
"Love, Sex, and a Case for Not Finding 'The One'," an essay about how most of us don't find our soul mates in high school, and my desire to write a book that was not precious about either love or sex. Published by Pop! Goes The Reader, March 2018
"In Support of YA Parents," an essay that is... rather self explanatory (haha), about how I feel that parents in YA can be utilized to great dramatic effect. Published by She Writes, March 2018.
A short essay about how I lost an ASB election in high school was featured as part of Barnes & Nobles YA Open Mic Series, March 2018
“The Band that Vanished, and the Songs that Stayed,” an essay about being electrocuted on stage, the breakup of my first band, and how time heals most wounds. Published by GERM Magazine, February 2018.
“Stories and Songs: How Music Helped Me Feel Less Alone,” an essay about how music helped me become a storyteller, and always made me feel less alone. Published by YA Interrobang, February 2018
“Modern Commons,” a short story in vignettes. Published in Gargoyle Magazine Issue #64, Spring 2016.
“Studio Time,” an except from The Midnights, and winner of the New School's Almuni Chapbook Contest. Judged by Teddy Wayne, October 2014.
Book review for Rebecca Lee’s Bobcat and Other Stories appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, July 2013.
Short story “The Man Who Would Be For Me Everything That Everybody Else Was Not” appeared in Writer’s Bloq Quarterly No. 1.
A series of untitled vignettes appeared in The All-Night Bookstore in the summer of 2012. Envisioned by Peanut Underground in New York, NY, The All-Night Bookstore was a collaborative experiment in bookmaking pairing one artist and one writer together to create new works based off of each other. There were 20 collaborations in all and the project was presented in an edition of 100 in an archival, 5½” x 5½” x 7½” clear acrylic box.
Short story “In Bloom” appeared in The Nirvana Project in August, 2012.
Short story “The Simple Things” appeared in The Golden Triangle, May 2012.