Sue William Silverman is an award-winning author of eight works of nonfiction and poetry. Her newest work, focusing on craft, is Acetylene Torch Songs: Writing True Stories to Ignite the Soul, while her previous book, How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences, won the gold star in Foreword Reviews Indie Book of the Year Award and the Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature. Other works include Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction, made into a Lifetime TV movie; Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You, which won the AWP Award; and The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew. She is co-chair of the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
- Writing True Stories That Turn Life Into Art