© Andrew Zec

© Andrew Zec

Susanna Crossman co-wrote the French novel, Le dessous des Cartes (LEH, 2015). Her short fiction and non-fiction are published in print and online in: 3:AM Magazine, The Creative Review, Litro, Irish Literary Review, RIC Journal, Blue Fifth Review, Visual Verse and elsewhere. Member of the Dangerous Women project, she has been shortlisted for the Bristol Prize and Glimmertrain. Her regular hybrid collaborations with visual artists, film-makers and musicians have led to plays, artists books and video-poem performances exhibited and produced in Britain, USA and France, most recently The Ruins with artist Anne-Sophie Duca.

When she is not writing, she works internationally with individuals, hospitals and organisations as a drama-therapist and lecturer (Sarah Lawrence College, NY, Université de Rennes 1, Ecole d’art-thérapie de Tours...) specialising in psychiatric care, non-verbal communication and culture. Her research work is published in France, Korea and Germany.

She studied Drama at Exeter University and has Masters’ degrees from the Université de Rennes 2 and Université Francois Rabelais. She grew up in an international commune near London and has been based in France for nearly half her life. She writes in both English and French. Susanna has three daughters. Life is busy.

 

Susanna Crossman is represented by Jessica Craig at Craig Literary.