Susan Shaw

Susan Shaw is the author of One of the Survivors, Safe, an ALA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and a Carolyn W. Field Honor Book, and The Boy From the Basement, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age. She lives in Wayne, PA, and you can visit her online at

Books by this Author

Tunnel Vision
One of the Survivors

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Eat dessert first. Also: Hard work always pays off.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. I'll say four: honesty, a sense of humor, loyalty, and, generosity of spirit.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. visiting with friends

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. hang-gliding

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. They must not be overused or I wouldn't be using them.

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