Below are eight publications that have featured Susan’s writings including her two published books.

“It Will Not Be Me” was published in Choices, 2016 Whatcom Writes! an anthology of stories and poetry in honor of Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being. Poem published under the former name Susan E. Messer.

“The Story of No” was published in Forgiveness, 2017 Whatcom Writes!, an anthology of stories and poetry in honor of Jonathan Evison, author of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving.

“Unspoken Words” was published in Writers’ Corner Anthology 2017, an anthology of poetry and prose written by members of Village Books Writing Groups.

“The Story Never Heard” was published in Hindsight, 2019 Whatcom Writes!, an anthology of stories and poetry in honor of Timothy Egan, author of The Big Burn.

“My Namesake” was published in Discovery, 2020 Whatcom Writes!, an anthology of stories and poetry in honor of Eowyn Ivey, author of To the Bright Edge of the World.

“A Silver Lining” and “Losers and Winners of Covid-19” are two poems published in This Uncommon Solitude, an anthology of pandemic poetry sponsored by The Red Wheelbarrow Writers of Bellingham, 2020

In Search of Pink Flamingos: A Women’s Quest for Forgiveness and Unconditional Love, is her first book. This memoir won two awards for her storytelling journey from the farm in Nebraska to Africa and the South Pacific. It was a journey that defined her being. Click this LINK for more information and how to purchase.

“How Will I Know?” was published in Reconciliation, 2021 Whatcom Reads, an anthology of stories and poems in honor of Esi Edugyan, author of Washington BLACK.

“Survival” was published in Interconnectedness, 2022 Whatcom Reads, an anthology of stories and poems in honor of Michael Christie, author of Greenwood.

Never the Same Again: Life, Service, and Friendship in Liberia is an Anthology sponsored by Friends of Liberia. Susan is the Chief Editor of this compelling book, co-authored by Susan Corbett and Karen E. Lange. Click this LINK to learn more and purchase. All proceeds from this book benefit humanitarian programs based in Liberia.