Sue William Silverman

Michigan, United States

Member Since: 07/25/2012


Sue William Silverman's new book is The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew (University of Nebraska Press, American Lives Series), and is a finalist in Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award (essay). Her memoir Love Sick: One Woman's Journey through Sexual Addiction (W. W. Norton) is also a Lifetime television original movie.  Her first memoir, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You (Univ. of Georgia Press), won the AWP award in creative nonfiction.  One of her essays appears in The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction: Work from 1970 to the Present (Simon & Schuster), while three others won contests with Hotel Amerika, Mid-American Review, and Water~Stone Review.  Her poetry collection is Hieroglyphics in Neon (Orchises Press).  Sue was featured in an interview in the Writer's Chronicle, and has appeared on various national radio and television programs such as "The View," "Anderson Cooper--360," "CNN-Headline News," as well as the Discovery Channel.  Her craft book is Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir. She teaches in the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Website: www.SueWilliamSilverman.com

Twitter Username: @SueSilverman


Publications

  • Love Sick: One Woman's Journey through Sexual Addiction , W. W. Norton (May 2001)
  • Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You , University of Georgia Press (November 1997)
  • Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir , University of Georgia Press
  • Hieroglyphics in Neon , Orchises Press
  • The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew , University of Nebraska Press (March 1, 2014)

Awards

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award Series in Creative Nonfiction(1996)

Employment

  • Faculty Mentor at Vermont College of Fine Arts

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry