Susanna Crossman is a bi-lingual British writer based in France. She has just been nominated for Best of The Net (2018) for her non-fiction essay, Nomenclature of a Toddler. Co-author of the French novel, L’Hôpital, Le dessous des Cartes (LEH, 2015), she has recent/upcoming work in We’ll Never Have Paris Repeater Books (2019), Felt, ZenoPress (2019), 3:AM Magazine, The Creative Review, Litro, Burning House Press and elsewhere. A member of the Dangerous Women project, her writing has been short-listed for the Bristol Prize and Glimmertrain. She regularly collaborates in international hybrid arts projects. Currently, she is completing a film project about Camille Claudel with French director Gilles Blanchard, and an international video poem collaboration with New York composer Michael Dickes and Spanish photographer Juanan Requena.
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, creativity 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 lived in France for nearly half her life. Susanna has three daughters. Life is busy.
Susanna Crossman is represented by Jessica Craig at Craig Literary.