Susan L. Lipson, Author & Writing Teacher

​​​NEWS!My new poetry book, for both adults and YA readers, DISILLUSIONS OF GRANDEUR--AND OTHER EYE-OPENERS, is now available in paperback from Click on the title to go directly to Amazon.


         I write fiction for children and young adults, books and materials for writing instruction (some available on, poetry, and songs. Since publishing my first two books, the novel Knock on Wood, ​and my educational textbook, Writing Success Through Poetry, I have been teaching private writing workshops and lessons, and also work as a free-lance editor and writing coach. I love to read and sing to audiences and am known for singing the many songs that appear in most of my books. My works-in-progress all have their own original soundtracks! Even my newest poetry book, Disillusions of Grandeur--and Other Eye-Openers, includes links to my Soundcloud account, where I post original song recordings.



Please click below to visit my blogs:

Writing Memorable Words and

Writing for Students & Teachers

And to follow me on Facebook: @susanllipsonauthorandteacher

Instagram and Twitter: @susanllipson

​Inspiring awe for words and awesome writing, since 1997, I offer author visits, designed for readers of children's books, and also writing workshops for kids and adults, focusing on poetry prompts, writing as a process, and editorial techniques to create vivid, memorable word​s.