Literary Fiction, Memoir, Essay
Susan Cushman is author of two books, Cherry Bomb (a novel) and Tangles and Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer's (a memoir). She is editor of two anthologies, Southern Writers on Writing (University Press of Mississippi, 2018) and A Second Blooming: Becoming the Women We Are Meant to Be (Mercer University Press, 2017). She also has essays published in four anthologies and numerous journals and magazines. She was co-director of the 2013 and 2010 Creative Nonfiction Conference in Oxford, Mississippi, and director of the Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop in 2011. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Cushman has lived in Memphis since 1988.