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    I’ve written in a variety of styles and genres, including literary and mainstream novel-length fiction for adults and children, screenplay, essay, short story, and nonfiction. My published writing includes articles for national and regional magazines, websites, and newspapers, book reviews, essays for anthologies, newspapers, magazines, and public radio, fiction for children's magazines including Highlights for Children and Cricket, nonfiction bookazines for Source Media Interlink, and a twenty-year (and counting) stint as essay columnist for a regional newspaper named the BlueStone Press. 

    Writing awards include winner of the AJL's 2015 Sydney Taylor Manuscript award for my middle grade novel, first place in the Highlights for Children Magazine’s annual fiction contest, second in San Francisco PenWomen’s Soul Making essay contest, winner of Just Effing Entertain Me screenplay competition's Best 500 Word Essay contest, quarterfinalist in the Women’s More Magazine/Women in Film /Hollywood Reporter’s screenplay contest, quarterfinalist in the BlueCat screenplay contest. 

    My book-length work is represented by literary agent Emma Parry of Janklow and Nesbit Associates, and my children's historical novel, Viva, Rose! was published in spring 2017 by Holiday House Inc.







Here’s a list of links to a sampling of articles and essays:

General articles:
Catskill Angling - Chronogram Magazine
Pilates for Riders - Equisearch.com
This Barn Went Co-op - Practical Horseman Magazine
Organic Apple Growing: Westwind Orchard - BlueStone Press

Essay:
Beliefnet.com
Just Effing Entertain Me Screenplay Competition's Best 500 Word Essays
RewireMe.com

Blogs:
Farm and Farmer profiles on ChefsConsortium.com
http://www.childrensbookacademy.com/blogateers/where-do-stories-come-from

Book reviews:
Chronogram Magazine

Profiles:
Actress Melissa Leo
Actress Mary Louise Wilson
Equestrian Leanne Scherer
Equestrian Tom Struzzieri



Press for Viva, Rose!

I was interviewed about my Sydney Taylor award-winning novel by librarian Heidi Estrin for her Book of Life Podcast: http://jewishbooks.blogspot.com/

Viva, Rose! was featured in the New York Observer: http://observer.com/2017/01/jews-old-west-cowboys-viva-rose-886107/

Profiled in Chronogram magazine:
http://www.chronogram.com/hudsonvalley/books-and-authors/Category?oid=2124691

Featured on author Uma Krishnaswami's blog:
https://umakrishnaswami.org/2017/01/31/susan-krawitz-on-viva-rose-1-of-2/

Featured on author/book blogger Deborah Kalb's blog:
http://deborahkalbbooks.blogspot.com/2017/05/q-wit-susan-krawitz.html

Reviewed by Publisher's Weekly:
http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-8234-3756-6

Reviewed by Kirkus:
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/susan-krawitz/viva-rose/

Reviewed by School Library Journal:
http://www.slj.com/2017/04/reviews/books/middle-grade-an-immigrants-story-lucha-libre-and-more-may-2017-xpress-reviews/

Reviewed (and recorded!) by Reading In Action:
http://www.readinginaction.org/bookcast/viva-rose

​Featured author on Holiday House's website: http://www.holidayhouse.com/spotlight_on.php?AUTHOR_ID2=Krawitz


































​To purchase:
http://www.holidayhouse.com/title_display.php?ISBN=9780823437566

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780823437566

































My Writing