Born on the 4th of July


SUE is a children’s book author, musical theater producer, SCBWI member, and a 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: Planet Kindergarten, Planet Kindergarten: 100 Days in OrbitThe Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Fairytaleand Even Superheroes Get DiabetesHer fifth book, That Monster on the Block, launches August 2020 from Two Lions/Amazon. A sixth book is soon to be announced from Albert Whitman!


Sue has served as a NASA Social Media correspondent, a volunteer for The Planetary Society, and 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. 

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