Susan E. Lindsey is the author of Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia and coauthor and editor of Speed Family Heritage Recipes. She has also published a number of essays and short stories.
Lindsey earned a bachelor's degree in communication from Pacific Lutheran University in Washington state before starting a nearly 20-year career in corporate communication and public relations. She then launched Savvy Communication, an editing business she operated for ten years. She is now retired and starting a new life in Coimbra, Portugal.
Lindsey has frequently been invited to speak on a range of topics, including writing advice, self-editing, conducting research, and vetting and working with editors. She's spoken before diverse groups, including the World Affairs Councils of Louisville and San Diego, the Liberian Studies Association, and universities, writing workshops and conferences, book festivals, churches, and museums. Contact her to arrange a virtual event.
HOME: Coimbra, Portugal
COFFEE: Black, no sugar
FAVORITE WRITERS: Erik Larson, Harper Lee, John Steinbeck, Jamie Ford, Jodi Picoult, David McCullough, Barbara Kingsolver, and Ann Patchett
Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia (University Press of Kentucky, July 2020)
Speed Family Heritage Recipes
Numerous essays and short stories; see "Books" tab