To inquire about interviews, reviews or articles, please email Susan Cushman at [email protected]

Interview in ROOTS Magazine, February 2024. “Mississippi Expat: Susan Cushman”

September 21, 2023: Interview on Kim Hegwood’s podcast, “Life Happens,” about my first book Tangles & Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer’s.

Press for ALL NIGHT, ALL DAY: LIFE, DEATH, & ANGELS (released June 20, 2023):



Article by Dawn Major in Southern Literary Review on December 4, 2023

Review in the Alabama Writers Forum, June 2, 2023 by Cheryl Carpenter

“Angels Among Us” . . . PODCAST/interview with Mark Fleischer at Storyboard Memphis, June 12, 2023, in Memphis.


Press for PILGRIM INTERRUPTED (released June 7, 2022):




Interview with Bobby Maddex at ANCIENT FAITH PUBLISHING for his podcast: ANCIENT FAITH PRESENTS (December 9, 2022).


Interview with Katie Eubanks, editor, Mississippi Christian Living Magazine (May 4, 2022)


Review by Susan O’Bryan in the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion Ledger (September 11, 2022)

Ole Miss Alumni Review, Summer 2022


Spiritual Memoir in Memphis Commercial Appeal, June 7 2022.



Interview with Allen Mendenhall of SOUTHERN LITERARY REVIEW, June 2022.



Author 2 Author with Bill Kenower, June 7, 2022.


Interview on the Mike Wagner Show (which airs May 12 on many stations). Watch the VIDEO from April 12, 2022, interview here: PILGRIMAGE.


Interview on “AUTHORS OVER 50” with author Julia Daily, which aired April 22, 2022. WATCH A VIDEO of our interview here.




Press for JOHN AND MARY MARGARET: (released June 2021)


My article, “Crossing the Color Divide,” appears in the March 2022 online issue of WELCOME HOME Magazine, produced by author Debbie Macomber. Read the “back-story” of what writing JOHN AND MARY MARGARET was like! To buy a copy of the March issue for $3.99, CLICK HERE.


“Familiar Voices”2021 Mississippi Book Festival virtual panel with moderator Marshall Ramsey and fellow authors Johnnie Bernhard and William Morris. November 8, 2021.

Hybrid event (in person and on Zoom) at Ernest & Hadley Booksellers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, January 29, 2022.

“Bursting the White Bubble on on Race and Relationships in 1960s Mississippi” in Mississippi Free Press, November 1, 2021.

Oh, I loved this interview with Jackson Huff. Listen to the IN A HUFF podcast about interracial relationships in Mississippi in the 1960s, and more! October 20, 2021.

Another interview, this time with Lucia Matuonto on her podcast, THE RELATABLE VOICE. Listen on APPLE PODCAST, or SPOTIFY. October 1, 2021.

LISTEN to this podcast on JOY FOUND HERE: Writing Her Roots With Susan Cushman, September 28, 2021

Virtual presentation hosted by the Southern Lit Alliance, September 1, 2021

Interview on Jason Frazell’s podcast: “Talking to Cool People,” September 1, 2021

Interview on WUTC radio in Chattanooga, Tennessee August 30, 2021.

Susan Cushman’s JOHN AND MARY MARGARET Tackles Interracial Relationships From the ’60s on” August 16, 2021 , by Alz Authors founding member Marianne Sciucco.

Nice piece in Tri Delt ReaDDDS in Trident Magazine!, August 13, 2021.

Video Interview on the Mike Wagner Show August 19, 2021

Interview with Patti Callahan Henry on FRIENDS AND FICTION July 9, 2021.

Short review at “Says Me Says Mom” on July 6, 2021

Interview in the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion Ledger on July 4, 2021 (see image above)

Conversation with Ralph Eubanks at Lemuria Books, Jackson, MS, July 1, 2021

Book review at Jackson, Mississippi’s Clarion Ledger newspaper June 27, 2021.

Conversation with Jeffrey Blount at Novel Memphis on June 4, 2021.

Storyboard Memphis interview on WYPL FM 89.3 Memphis June 5, 2021.

Interview/article in Thrive Global, June 3, 2021.

Review by Ellen Morris Prewitt on her wonderful blog, June 3, 2021.

Interview with Allen Mendenhall at the Southern Literary Review, June 3, 2021

“Live at Nine” WREG News Channel 3, with Marybeth Connelly, Memphis, June 2, 2021

Book review at Best Times, Memphis June 2, 2021

Beaufort Lifestyle, Beaufort, SC, features event at Pat Conroy Literary Center, May 28, 2021

Interview with Marshall Ramsey for “Mississippi Stories” at Mississippi Today May 26, 2021

Interview with Mark Fleischer of Storyboard Memphis, May 26 2021

Article in the Lowcountry Weekly, Beaufort, SC, May 25, 2021

Review at Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog, 5/24/21

Alumni Spotlight at University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts Alumni News, 5/21/21

Pen For Hire, 5/14/21 INTERVIEW with Matthew Harmes

Authority Magazine, 5/6/21 “Five Things You Need to Know to Become a Great Author”

Guest post at Nicole Roccas’ blog: “This is Me Speaking Out” (January 2021)


Friends of the Library Press

Press for Susan’s Other Works