Susan Shreve was born in Toledo, Ohio, in 1939. She is the author of 14 novels as well as 30 children’s books. Among her novels, notable titles include Daughters of the New World (1994), A Country of Strangers (1990), and most recently You Are the Love of My Life (2012). Her honors include awards from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts, the Grub Street Prize for non-fiction, and the Service award from Poets and Writers. She founded the MFA Creative Writing program at George Washington University, where she continues to teach. Shreve lives in Washington, D.C., where she serves as chairman of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
Audio Recordings with Susan Shreve
- David McAleavey and Susan Shreve reading from their work in the Coolidge Auditorium, Dec. 2, 1980