Susan Flanagan has worked as a freelance journalist (BJ, King’s College, NS, 1991) in St. John’s, NL for more than 30 years.
In 2021 Susan had two novels published: Supermarket Baby, winner of the 2019 Percy Janes First Novel Award (Flanker Press, February 3, 2021) and The Degrees of Barley Lick, a YA novel (Running the Goat, Books and Broadsides, October 1, 2021).
Her non-fiction works have appeared in Canadian Geographic, National Geographic (maps), Canadian Running, Newfoundland Quarterly, Queen's Quarterly, The Hockey News, Doctors’ Review, Atlantic Progress, Atlantic Business, Saltscapes, and many others.
Susan contributed a bi-weekly column, 48 Degrees, to The Newfoundland Herald (2002-04) and a weekly column, The Kids are Alright, to The Telegram (2011-15).She has been a Contributor on CBC Radio (St. John’s), The Point, Out Front, Radio Noon and Definitely Not The Opera (DNTO) and has worked for both NTV in St. John’s and CBC TV in Halifax and St. John’s as reporter, producer and researcher. She is married with five children.
Never Give up on a Dream
interactive seminar about my publication journey
students will be inspired to pursue their goals, whether they involve writing or something else
1 copy of The Degrees of Barley Lick will be given as prize