Contributor: Susan Taylor Suchy
University of Western Australia
Susan Taylor Suchy was born in London. She was educated at Princeton High School and attained her B.A.in history at Rutgers, in New Jersey. She worked as a technical writer and marketer for RCA and General Electric before starting her own freelance writing and marketing business, consulting to numerous firms including Gain Electronics and Ocean Power Technologies (an alternative energy firm).
In 1995 she received an M.A. in literature and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Chapman University in California. Since then, she has taught a variety of writing courses including script writing, fiction writing, creative writing, poetry, composition, critical thought and argumentation at colleges and universities in Southern California, including Laguna College of Art and Design, Saddleback College, Rancho Santiago College, and Chapman University.
In addition, she has lectured and taught community-level writing workshops in Europe, Australia and the U.S. Susan is co-founder of StudioSulu, an international independent production company which develops films, new forms of media, and performances for a range of venues and mediums. She is a PhD researcher at the University of Western Australia.