Sue William Silverman
Sue William Silverman is an award-winning author of seven books of nonfiction and poetry. Her most recent, How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences, was named “one of 9 essay collections feminists should read in 2020” (Bitch Media). Her first memoir, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You, won the Association of Writers and Writing Programs award. Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction was made into a Lifetime TV movie, while another book is The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew. Her craft book is Fearless Confessions: A Writer’s Guide to Memoir. As a professional speaker, Sue has spoken at scores of colleges and non-profit organizations addressing such issues as child abuse prevention, addiction, the #MeToo movement, and women’s rights. Her media interviews include The View, Anderson Cooper–360, and PBS-Books. She teaches in the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. www.SueWilliamSilverman.com.