BOOKS (Author or Editor)

John and Mary Margaret (Koehler Books, June 2021). READ MORE

The Pulpwood Queens Celebrate 20 Years! (Brother Mockingbird Publishing, December 2019). Susan edited this collection of 67 essays by authors and readers involved with the Pulpwood Queens Book Clubs. READ MORE

Friends of the Library (short stories) released from Koehler Books in August, 2019. READ MORE

Southern Writers on Writing (University Press of Mississippi, May, 2018.) Susan edited this anthology which contains essays by twenty-six southern authors. READ MORE

Cherry Bomb (a novel) was published August 1, 2017,  from Dogwood Press in Brandon, Mississippi. READ MORE

Tangles and Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer’s (eLectio Publishing, February 2017). This is a memoir. READ MORE

A Second Blooming: Becoming the Women We Are Meant to Be (Mercer University Press, March 2017). Susan edited this collection of essays by twenty women authors. READ MORE


Circling Faith: Southern Writers on Writing (University of Alabama Press, 2012) – Essay by Susan Cushman: “Chiaroscuro: Shimmer and Shadow”

The Shoe Burnin’: Stories of Southern Soul( River’s Edge Media, 2013) – Essay by Susan Cushman: “Eat, Drink, Repeat: One Woman’s Three-Day Search for Everything”


“Meridian: Gypsies, Orphans, and Ghosts” in Deep South Magazine, October 31, 2018.