Susan Bishop Crispell earned a BFA in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Born and raised in the mountains of Tennessee, she now lives twenty minutes from the beach in North Carolina with her husband and their two cats. She is very fond of pie and is always on the lookout for hints of magic in the real world. Susan is the author of THE SECRET INGREDIENT OF WISHES (September 2016) and DREAMING IN CHOCOLATE (February 2018), which was selected as a SIBA Okra pick Winter 2018, and the upcoming young adult novel The Kissing Season (Spring 2022).


You can find me on Twitter at @SBCrispell.

Proud member of the Tall Poppy Writers.

Photo Credit: Belinda Keller