Suzy Vitello’s award-winning short fiction has appeared in Mississippi Review, Plazm, Tarpaulin Sky, various anthologies and other literary journals. She has been a prize winner in The Atlantic Monthly Student Fiction Contest, and has been a recipient of an Oregon Literary Arts grant.
She holds an MFA from Antioch, Los Angeles, and is a long-time coordinator of and participant in an infamous workshop in Portland, whose members, past and present, include Chuck Palahniuk, Lidia Yuknavitch, Cheryl Strayed, Chelsea Cain, Monica Drake and others.
She is the author of three young adult novels: THE MOMENT BEFORE, THE EMPRESS CHRONICLES, and THE KEEPSAKE; and a chapbook of short stories, UNKISS ME.
Suzy lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, son and a dog named Ruby.