Susan Wingate

Author's Bio

Susan Wingate is a #1 Amazon bestseller and an award-winning author of books that span the genres of mystery, thriller, romantic suspense, paranormal, inspirational and Christian fiction, fantasy, memoir, and writing resources. Me and Robert. He was on the downstroke while doing "little hands!" The twists and turns of Susan’s stories and her likable, touching characters are always unique. People have said her novella WAY OF THE WILD WOOD is reminiscent to C.S. Lewis’, The Chronicles of Narnia. They have also equated Susan’s TROUBLED IN PARADISE to the superhero Spider-Man series which glimmers in hints of Franz Kafka’s, Metamorphosis. Each of Susan’s stories are filled with unforgettable heroes and vivid worlds in which readers will escape. Susan Wingate’s bestselling, award-winning novels are recommended for teenagers, young adults, and for older adults who are young at heart!

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Falling of Law
(Black Rose Writing, 2010)
, Bobby's Diner
(Cambridge Books, 2008)
, Of the Law
(Sixteen Cat Tails Publishing, 2007)
, Spider Brains
(Astraea Press, 2013)
Journals: 
Amarillo Bay, American Drivel Review, Fantasy Gazetteer, Superstition Review, The Writer's Journal, Virginia Quarterly Review, Writer's Journal
Prizes Won: 
"The Deer Effect" - Winner eLIT BOOK AWARDS for religious fiction, Winner PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW for Christian fiction, Finalist Award winner in the USA Best Books Award, and Finalist Award winner in the NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARD for inspirational fiction, Runner-up for 2016 Shelf Unbound Best Indie Books "Drowning" - Winner 2011 Forward National Literature Award "Drowning" - Finalist Award 2011 International Book Awards "Bobby's Diner" - Finalist Award, 2010 International Book Awards, 2009 National Best Books Award (sponsored by USA Book Review) "Bobby's Diner" - Finalist, 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Award "The Lion of Judah" - 1st Place in the 2008 Fantasy Gazetteer Short Story Competition "Paranoia" - 2nd Place in the 2007 Literary Magic Writing Competition, in Poetry "The Fisherman, the Eagle and Jesus" - 2nd Place in the 2006 Foster City International Writing Competition, in Poetry

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Soul of Viktor Tronko by David Quammen
,
Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
,
Doublesight by Terry Persun
,
Darkroom by Joshua Graham
,
Garden of Beasts by Jeffry Deaver

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Arab American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Hospital patients, Prisoners, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Phoenix
Raised in: 
Phoenix, AZ
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Last updated: Nov 12, 2016