Susan is an author, speaker, public relations professional and book reviewer. She grew up in a Chicago suburb (Berwyn) and graduated from NIU with a degree in journalism, then worked as a reporter for Suburban Life newspapers before moving to New Mexico. In Albuquerque, she worked at KOB-TV as a reporter and assignment editor for a couple of years before returning to Illinois. Her novels have won the Moonbeam, Illumination, Royal Dragonfly, and Readers Favorite book awards. Susan is president of the American Christian Fiction Writers Chicago Chapter, a member of SCBWI, and attends Willow Creek Community Church. She loves to travel and enjoys photography, reading, and baking.