Suzanne Church is an Aurora Award winning author who lives in Ontario (the cold one in Canada) with her two teenaged sons. She is an outlier and a media junkie who when cornered becomes fiercely Canadian.
After attending A.C. Crispin’s writers’ workshop at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, Georgia in 2000, she focused on writing. Subsequently, she attended James Gunn’s writers’ workshop in Lawrence, Kansas in the summer of 2004 and she graduated from the Clarion South Science Fiction Writers’ Workshop in Brisbane, Australia in 2005.
“I wish I had more time
to play in the sun or hang with the kids,
to spend time with my partner,
to read, to write, to sleep.
Basically, I need more time.”
Her writing runs the gamut from horror to science fiction to fantasy, including several appearances in Tesseracts anthologies from Edge Science Fiction & Fantasy Publishing. Some of her more memorable characters include the inventor of couch teleportation devices and a few talking chickens.
The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund and Ontario Arts Council have generously provided grants to allow Suzanne to pursue her passion.
She has worked many jobs including actuarial student, computer programmer and high school math teacher. Once a year, she makes her way to Atlanta, Georgia where she stuffs a pencil behind her ear and works as a reporter for the Daily Dragon, the official newspaper of Dragon*Con