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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Grand Haven, MI
Sue William Silverman’s memoir, "Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction," is also a Lifetime television movie. Her first memoir, "Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You," won the AWP award in creative nonfiction, while her craft book, "Fearless Confessions: A Writers Guide to Memoir," was awarded Honorable Mention in ForeWord Review’s book-of-the-year award in the category of Writing. One of her essays appears in The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction; others won contests with Hotel Amerika, Mid-American Review, and Water~Stone Review. As a professional speaker, Sue has appeared on The View, Anderson Cooper 360, and CNN-Headline News. A new CNF book, "The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew," is forthcoming (March, 2014) with the University of Nebraska Press, as part of their American Lives Series. She teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
Carol Smallwood, Pushcart-nominee, is in Best New Writing 2010. She edited Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook (American Library Association, 2010); Bringing the Arts Into the Library (American Library Association, 2014); co-edited (Molly Peacock, foreword) Women on Poetry: Tips on Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland, 2012) is on Poets & Writers Magazine List of Best Books for Writers; Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing (Key Publishing House, 2012); How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian (Scarecrow, 2012). Her articles have appeared in such magazines as The Writer's Chronicle, American Libraries, Michigan Feminist Studies. Some of her over three dozen nonfiction books were published by Peter Lang, Libraries Unlimited, Linworth. Her columns include those for The Detroit News. The book reviews she has written have appeared in such publications as: Book/Mark: A Quarterly Small Press Review. Carol appears in Contemporary Authors; some of the Marquis publications are: Who's Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in the World.