About Suzanne

Suzanne Fox is a published author in poetry, fiction and nonfiction. A gifted, passionate, and inspiring speaker, she is a consultant who works with authors on book development, publication and promotion as well as the founder/editor of Society Nineteen, a digital journal celebrating the 19th century and the diverse contemporary authors that write about it.

Suzanne received her undergraduate degree in Art History and English with Highest Honors from Douglass College, receiving a Metropolitan Museum of Art Undergraduate Internship award among others. After finishing college, she worked for several Wall Street firms and formed her own marketing and technical writing consultancy, which served clients including PaineWebber, Citibank, and other elite firms.  

Leaving the corporate world to pursue one of her first loves, creative writing, Suzanne received her MFA degree in Writing from the prestigious Columbia University School of the Arts, winning a Writing Fellowship, an Academy of American Poets Prize, and the Benjamin Burns prize among other awards. After graduating from the program, Suzanne became the School of the Arts' first centralized admission director, managing the evaluation of and response to over 1,500 applications annually in the fields of film, theater, writing and visual arts.

Published by Simon & Schuster in 1997, Suzanne’s first book, Home Life: A Journey of Rooms and Recollections, was excerpted in Glamour; featured in Elle and Mirabella magazines; praised by reviewers including Booklist and Kirkus Reviews and by readers including Maureen Howard and Daniel Halpern; and named an Editor’s Choice book by the Chicago Tribune.

Suzanne's fiction has been published under two pen names and translated into seven languages. A regular reviewer for Publishers Weekly, she has been a resident at the Yaddo, Vermont Studio Center and Atlantic Center for the Arts artists' colonies.  {click to continue}

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