About the Author

SusanDeFreitaspressphotoSusan DeFreitas has never been able to choose between fantasy and reality, so she lives and writes in both. Born and raised in rural west Michigan, she spent fourteen years in the high country of Arizona before moving to Portland, Oregon, where she serves as an independent editor; her work has been featured in over 30 magazines, journals, and anthologies. She enjoys mysterious books, big trees, strange weather, unorthodox educational institutions, thinking machines, and sketchy characters.

She writes science fiction under SDeFreitas Timmons. pyrophitic

Her fiction chapbook, Pyrophitic (ELJ Publications), is available in both print and digital format online. You can get it from the publisher as well as from Amazon. Please consider following her there as well as on Goodreads.

You’ll find her short work online at places like Quaint and Litreactor; recent stories in print are available from Weber–The Contemporary West and Clackamas Literary Review. She holds an MFA (from Pacific University), but hopes you won’t hold it against her.


5 thoughts on “About the Author

  1. Hi Susan, I think your site’s got beautiful design and such interesting pieces, so I’m following! 🙂
    I really enjoy your posts and look forward to your next.
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  2. Enjoyed your piece on the myths about what an opening has to have, and I look forward to reading more of your wise words. And as an MFA holder myself, I will try not to count yours against you. But it’ll be tough. :~)

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