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Susan Flanagan

Photo: Marie Snippa 2020

Susan Flanagan has worked as a freelance journalist (BJ, King’s College, NS, 1991) in St. John’s, NL for more than 25 years. Her written works have appeared in Canadian Geographic, National Geographic (maps), Canadian Running, Newfoundland 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 lives with her husband and two of her five children in St. John’s.

Supermarket Baby, winner of the 2019 Percy Janes First Novel Award, is her first foray into fiction.


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What a Dragonfly Taught Me, Nelson Literacy 10 Homegrown. Nelson Education Ltd., 2013


Percy Janes First Novel Award for Supermarket Baby, 2019
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