Suzanne Roberts
Suzanne Roberts

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Contact Info

Contact Name:
Suzanne Roberts
City:
South Lake Tahoe

About

Website:
http://www.suzanneroberts.net
Membership Level:
Media
About Me:
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.
Specialties:
outdoors, adventure, environment, the west, hiking, backpacking, skiing, shoestring travel, women's travel, humor, memoir, poetry, Nevada, California
Professional Affiliations:
AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs)
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
Facebook Link:
http://suzanne.roberts.798
Twitter Link:
https://www.twitter.com/suzanneroberts
Instagram Link:
http://www.instagram.com/suzanneroberts28
LinkedIn Link:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/suzanne-roberts-083ab962

My Recent Work

Article 1 - Title:
The Offer of a Two-Night Stand When Just One Would Do
Article 1 - Publication Name:
Longreads
Article 1 - Link:
https://longreads.com/2019/07/15/the-offer-of-a-two-night-stand-when-just-one-would-do/
Article 2 - Title:
A Wee Scottish Tour
Article 2 - Publication Name:
Matador
Article 2 - Link:
https://matadornetwork.com/read/hitchhiking-scottish-highlands/
Article 3 - Title:
The Hotel Cadiz
Article 3 - Publication Name:
Creative Nonfiction
Article 3 - Link:
https://www.creativenonfiction.org/online-reading/hotel-cadiz
Article 4 - Title:
No One Here Named Me
Article 4 - Publication Name:
The Normal School
Article 4 - Link:
https://www.thenormalschool.com/blog/2018/10/7/no-one-here-named-me-by-suzanne-roberts?fbclid=IwAR2jI5H3W9L_SDcPGI7QyIJuEXrbTLTTrJG0WU7lgEB5WQKCmNtDLyCeeyA
Article 5 - Title:
My Love Letter to Thousand Oaks
Article 5 - Publication Name:
CNN
Article 5 - Link:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/09/opinions/thousand-oaks-shooting-hit-home-for-me-roberts/index.html
Article 6 - Title:
Breaking the Codes
Article 6 - Publication Name:
The Rumpus
Article 6 - Link:
https://therumpus.net/2018/10/breaking-the-codes/
Article 7 - Title:
Bargaining, or the Third Stage of Grief in Port Antonio, Jamaica
Article 7 - Publication Name:
Matador
Article 7 - Link:
https://matadornetwork.com/read/bargaining-third-stage-grief-port-antonio-jamaica/
Article 8 - Title:
Along the Ganges
Article 8 - Publication Name:
Litro
Article 8 - Link:
https://www.litro.co.uk/2018/02/along-the-ganges/
Article 9 - Title:
The Men in Charge of our Bodies
Article 9 - Publication Name:
Santa Fe Writers Project
Article 9 - Link:
https://sfwp.com/the-men-in-charge-of-our-bodies-by-suzanne-roberts/
Article 10 - Title:
An Interview with Suzanne Roberts
Article 10 - Publication Name:
1966
Article 10 - Link:
https://1966journal.org/2016/02/11/an-interview-with-suzanne-roberts/