Susan Mary Malone

Susan Mary Malone is an award-winning editor and is the author of I Just Came Here to Dance and By the Book, and four co-authored nonfiction books, including What’s Wrong with My Family? 

She holds a BS in Political Science and minors in English and Journalism and her professional background includes working as an editor, columnist and reporter for newspapers and magazines.

In business as an editor since 1993, her edited books have been featured in Publishers Weekly, and won numerous awards. 

Her clients include NY Times Bestselling author Mary B. Morrison, and Essence Bestselling author Naleighna Kai. Other notable edited books include: The Things I Could Tell You (Jeremy Woodson was nominated for an NAACP Literary award); O'Brien's Desk (a Publishers Weekly Spring Pick to Watch); Ida Mae Tutweiler and the Traveling Tea Party (made into a Hallmark film), among many others.

She also participates as speaker at many literary conferences, including the Harriett Austin Writer's Conference (at the University of Georgia), the Blue Ridge Writer's Conference, the SouthWest Writer's Conference, the Lexicon conference, among others. To find out more about Mary Follow Here To Her Website


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