SUSANNA CROSSMAN's short fiction is published in Europe, the USA and New Zealand (Litro, Irish Literary Review, AwkwordPaperCut, Blue Fifth Review…) and has been shortlisted for the Bristol Prize and Glimmertrain. Susanna writes in both English and French, and she co-wrote the hospital roman, Le dessous des Cartes (LEH, 2015). Her texts appear in performances/exhibitions in Britain and France (Lieu Unique, FR, Watershed, UK…) She has worked on three continents, as a drama-therapist and lecturer (Sarah Lawrence College, NY, Université de Rennes 1, Ecole d'art-thérapie de Tours) specialising in mental health and non-verbal communication. Her research work is published in France, Korea and Germany. Susanna is British but has been based in France for nearly half her life. She studied Drama at Exeter University and has Masters' degrees from the Université de Rennes 2 and Université Francois Rabelais. She now lives in Brittany with her partner and three daughters.
She grew up in an international commune near London. She is currently writing a literary memoir.