Suzanne (she/her) is an American postgraduate researcher in crime fiction with a background in law and publishing. She was born in Miami, Florida, obtained her juris doctor from the University of Florida, and, after a successful career as a legal editor and writer (both staff and freelance) in New York, moved to Norwich in September of 2019 to pursue her PhD in creative-critical writing at the University of East Anglia. Her stories have been published in the anthologies Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers, New Jersey Noir, Jewish Noir and other collections and crime fiction magazines in print and online. Her thesis is a feminist re-examination of the femme fatale figure in noir fiction and a novel about a trio of teenaged grifters reunited as adults. She was awarded the UEA American Library Scholarship for 2020-21 and 2021-22.