Award-Winning Children's Book Author
Born on the 4th of July
SUE is a children’s book author, musical theater producer, SCBWI member, and philanthropist. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in writing for children and young adults. Sue has performed in RENT on Broadway, run a marathon, and pursues other improbable and exciting challenges—as often as she can.
Her books include THAT MONSTER ON THE BLOCK, NOW I'M A BIRD, PLANET KINDERGARTEN, PLANET KINDERGARTEN: 100 DAY IN ORBIT, THE PRINCESS & THE PEANUT: A ROYALLY ALLERGIC FAIRYTALE, and EVEN SUPERHEROES GET DIABETES.
Sue's upcoming book is SKYBOUND!: Starring Mary Myers as Carlotta, Daredevil Aeronaut & Scientist, illustrated by Iocopo Bruno. This picture book biography showcases Mary Myers, a death-defying daredevil, who built and piloted balloons in the late 1800s, setting a world altitude record in a natural gas balloon, and blazing a trail for the future of women in flight. This amazing story will launch in spring 2024.
Sue has served as a NASA Social Media correspondent, as a volunteer for The Planetary Society, and as a space advocate representing the Space Exploration Alliance to Congress. She has also written and produced a STEAM video featured by The Planetary Society (The Galaxy Girls Save Pluto).
You can often find Sue at her home in the Los Angeles mountains with her eyes to the stars.