Suzy Vitello - Instructor
Suzy Vitello’s young adult novels include Jr. Library Guild pick The Moment Before, The Empress Chronicles and The Keepsake. Her first novel for adults, Cascadia, debuts in Spring, 2021. Her award-winning short fiction and nonfiction has appeared in The Rumpus, Mississippi Review, The Southampton Review and various anthologies and other literary journals. She has been a prize winner in The Atlantic Monthly Student Fiction Contest, The Frank McCourt Memoir Prize, and has been a recipient of an Oregon Literary Arts grant. She lives in Portland where she writes and runs workshops in her basement.