SUSAN SUSSMAN began her writing career freelancing articles, features, and columns for Chicago newspapers and national publications. She gradually shifted to books and currently writes books of fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Her adult best-seller THE DIETER was selected as the first hard-cover ever published by Pocket Books. Her classic children's book THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A CHANUKAH BUSH, SANDY GOLDSTEIN won numerous awards. Sussman won an EMMY for her film adaptation of CHANUKAH BUSH. Twenty-six books later, Sussman has published both fiction and non-fiction for ages pre-school through adult.
Sussman's works have been translated into many languages. Her children's book The BEEKEEPER'S MYSTERY (Albert Whitman & Company) will be out, October 2021. Her one-act play celebrating MARIO LANZA'S life will be produced in London, March 2022. She is currently working on two adult novels as well as a book about a middle school girl from the 83rd moon of Jupiter (non-fiction).
Sussman now lives in Miami where she battles iguanas for dominance of her garden.
Audition for Murder
Cruising for Murder
Time Off From Good Behavior
There's No Such Thing as a Chanukah Bush, Sandy Goldstein
Lies People Believe About Animals
Hanukkah: Eight Lights Around the World
Casey the Nomad
Night After Night
Don't Say Goodbye