Susan Kushner Resnick

The horrifying thought of becoming a blogger

April 13, 2017

This website is really hard to use. I don’t know how to swap out that picture of me looking one-dimensional. I don’t know how to amend the pretentious “author” subhead. I don’t even know how to move the blog stuff to the book position. Do …

Marking the Transition

September 1, 2016

As you can see from the post below, I’ve just published a guest blog post on Pete Earley’s wonderful website. His generosity in sharing my piece comes during my first week of classes at Boston College’s School of Social Work, where I’m working towards a master’s …

A call from the past: Rooting for the man behind the mental illness. – Pete Earley

(9-1-16)    By Susan Resnick  Guest Post The call came thirty-three years after I’d stopped hoping for it. “Hey, it’s Nick,” he said. “Can you file a Freedom of Information request for my FBI files?” No last name, no context. He acted as though we’d …

Don’t be rude, Dude

November 17, 2014

I wrote this piece on post-election day. It’s about politicians being nice. Some editors I sent it to said they liked it but couldn’t run it. Maybe they were all opined out on elections at that point. Other editors haven’t responded yet. Is that nice? …

Pushing Carts up Steep Hills There’s a prestigious writing prize called The Pushcart. A piece I wrote in the above literary journal has been nominated for it. This happened last year, too. Yay! I’m honored and excited and humbled and moved. The boo part is that you can’t read …

#12 onThe New York Times ebook bestseller list!

December 19, 2013

Thank you readers of electronic and paper books. Aron would be thrilled. Best Sellers – The New York Times.

Amazon Best Sellers: Best Biographies & Memoirs of Authors

December 12, 2013

You Saved Me, Too is the sixth bestselling ebook memoir  this week, after some pretty heavy hitters! It’s also the SECOND bestselling Jewish book, right after Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning.” Amazon Best Sellers: Best Biographies & Memoirs of Authors.

Soul Mate 101: Don’t Marry Him | Full Grown People

September 11, 2013

Soul Mate 101: Don’t Marry Him | Full Grown People.

How to win a Pulitzer Prize – The Writer

September 10, 2013

How to win a Pulitzer Prize – The Writer.

To Greet Goodbye | Brain, Child Magazine

June 17, 2013

My latest – finally some writing about my daughter. CLICK BELOW. To Greet Goodbye | Brain, Child Magazine.