Susan Tepper is author of 3 books: What May Have Been: Letters of Jackson Pollock & Dori G (a novel with Gary Percesepe) Cervena Barva Press 2010, Deer & Other Stories (Wilderness House Press 2009) and the poetry chapbook Blue Edge. Tepper writes MONDAY CHAT interview column @ Fictionaut, and Madame Tishka Advises on Love & Other Storms @ Thunderclap Press. 6 time Pushcart Prize nominee. Hosts FIZZ reading series @ KGB Bar. Fiction Editor @ Whlreview.com. Assistant Editor @ Istanbul Literary Review. Published well over 100 stories, poems, interviews and essays in journals worldwide. Prior to taking up the writing life, Tepper was an actor, singer, flight attendant, marketing manager, tv producer, tour guide, rescue worker and more. Raison? To leave a living record of all I've witnessed in this big ole world.
Mother Teresa for commitment. Christopher Reeve for courage. William Trevor for talent. Fav writers include Trevor (always), Edna O'Brien, Vonnegut, Hemingway, Simon Perchik, Chekhov and most of the Russians and many more. Travel gets me pumped. Have travelled extensively since the age of 12.
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