Author Archives: Susan Bernhard

About Susan Bernhard

Susan Bernhard is a Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship recipient, a graduate of the GrubStreet Novel Incubator program, and a 2019 Tennessee Williams Scholar to the Sewanee Writers Conference. Her fiction has appeared in Little Bird Stories and Solstice Lit Mag. Her debut novel WINTER LOON is an Amazon Bestseller and won the Boston Authors Club Julia Ward Howe Award for Fiction. Susan was born and raised in the Bitterroot Valley of western Montana, is a graduate of the University of Maryland, and lives and writes in Massachusetts. More information at

Meet Maggie Shipstead, Author of Great Circle

In the opening pages of Maggie Shipstead’s incredible new novel Great Circle, we’re introduced to two women who will carry the story—Marian Graves, a daredevil pilot on a quest to become the first to circumnavigate the globe pole-to-pole, and actress…

Three Part Harmony

The dreams authors secretly dream about the journey to publication can be outsized, even grandiose. In our imaginations, top agents clamor to be The One. We dream of the auction, of the money raining down, the praise and starred reviews,…