Suzanne Roberts
Suzanne Roberts

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Suzanne Roberts
South Lake Tahoe


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Suzanne Roberts is the author of the memoir, Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail (Bison Books, 2012) and the travel essay collection, Bad Tourist (forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press), as well as four collections of poetry, including Three Hours to Burn a Body: Poems on Travel.

She holds a PhD in Literature and the Environment from the University of Nevada-Reno and teaches for the low residency MFA program in Creative Writing at Sierra Nevada College.

Suzanne was named "The Next Great Travel Writer" by National Geographic's Traveler, and she serves as the current El Dorado County Poet Laureate. Her work has been published in CNN, National Geographic Traveler, The Rumpus, The Normal School, Creative Nonfiction, Litro, 1966, Brevity, River Teeth, and elsewhere.

She is a dual British/American citizen and lives in South Lake Tahoe and often writes about the western United States.
outdoors, adventure, environment, the west, hiking, backpacking, skiing, shoestring travel, women's travel, humor, memoir, poetry, Nevada, California
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AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs)
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
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My Recent Work

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The Offer of a Two-Night Stand When Just One Would Do
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A Wee Scottish Tour
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The Hotel Cadiz
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Creative Nonfiction
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No One Here Named Me
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The Normal School
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My Love Letter to Thousand Oaks
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Article 6 - Title:
Breaking the Codes
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The Rumpus
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Bargaining, or the Third Stage of Grief in Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Along the Ganges
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Article 9 - Title:
The Men in Charge of our Bodies
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Santa Fe Writers Project
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Article 10 - Title:
An Interview with Suzanne Roberts
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