Jonathan Edwards Center, Yale University
Brief videos of Susan reading excerpts from her novel, Spider in a Tree.
Writing Life video
Susan Stinson talks with Paradise City Press about sustaining work as a writer, especially about writing with others.
Bridge Street Cemetery tour
Brief video of excerpts from Susan's Bridge Street Cemetery tour by Laura Newberry, MassLive, Aug 2015. (Starts with an ad.)
Listen: Valley Free Radio interview by Ruthy Woodring, 8.17.2016. 57 minutes.
Ruthy and Susan talk about her novel Fat Girl Dances With Rocks, trikes, girls in love, fatness, bugs, and more.
From Small Beer Press
"Like Jonathan Edwards, Stinson reads the natural world as well as Scripture, searching for meaning. But instead of the portents of an angry god, what she finds there is something numinous, complicated, and radiantly human."
Single minded, indomitable Carline is on a fast bus to Texas. This is one ride you won't want to miss."
I can think of no-one who writes with more love, passion, and precision about the pleasures of the body and the pleasures of the soul, and that nebulous intersection of body and soul.-Elizabeth McCracken
Susan Stinson's first novel is full of big, beautiful language and her main character, Char, is one of the best teenaged heroines I've ever met.-Judith Katz
Blog posts about being Writer in Residence at Forbes Library
Letter to my young, queer self. As seen on The View.
Essays on Teaching as Community; Jonathan Edwards; Henry James; Fiction and Misdirection; and Poetry in Northampton for the Public Humanist, hosted by the Massachusetts Humanities Council.
Read: Write Angles Conference interview
Gave keynote at 2015 WriteAngles Conference. Interview by author Ellen Meeropol.
"The rhetorical moves are unbelievable."
Audio: New interview with Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column, KUSP, Spider in a Tree
Listen: The Writer's Voice (syndicated radio show) 10.5.13
Interview by Drew Adamek about Susan's novel Spider in a Tree
Listen: River Runs Through Us 6 Final Episode
Russell Powell & Highlights from series. Includes Susan talking about writing Spider in a Tree.
Listen: Bill Newman Show WHMP 9.26.13
Smith College Workers Speak Out, then Susan on Spider in a Tree
Writing Life video
Susan talks with Paradise City Press about sustaining beautiful ambitions, having a structure, taboo topics and writing with others.
Lynne Gerber, Interview
Interview with Paul Lisicky
Interview with Sally Bellerose
Radio interview and reading, The Writer's Voice, WMUA and syndicated.
Interview with Susan Stinson by Francesca Rhiannon starts at 42:41, after some great Roethke poems. Most of the show is an interview with novelist Nicholson Baker. Reading from Spider In A Tree.
Webcast of Millay Colony reading at Spotty Dog, Hudson, NY. WGXC
Not listed in the credits, but Susan Stinson is up first, reading from Spider in a Tree after a brief intro.
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