Author Archives: Susan Donovan Bernhard

About Susan Donovan 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

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,…