Susan Resnick

Susan Resnick
Visiting Lecturer in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 311
Phone: (401) 863-9454
Email: Susan_Resnick@brown.edu

Degrees
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, B.A. Magazine Journalism, 1985
Goucher College, MFA, Creative Nonfiction Writing, 2000

Research Interests
Truth vs. embellishment in creative nonfiction

Professional Accomplishments
Susan Kushner Resnick has been a working journalist and nonfiction writer for 25 years. She has been a staff writer on many newspapers, including The Providence Journal and Gannett’s The Courier-News of Somerset County, New Jersey. She has written magazine articles and literary essays for various publications, including The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Sunday Globe, Boston Magazine, BrainChild, Montana Quarterly, Creative Nonfiction, Under the Sun, Natural Health, Utne Reader and Salon.com. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and included as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 1999.

She is the author of two creative nonfiction books: Sleepless Days: One Woman’s Journey Through Postpartum Depression (St. Martin’s Press, 2001) and Goodbye Wifes and Daughters (The University of Nebraska Press, 2010).