Susan Pohlman is a freelance writer, editor, writing instructor/coach and retreat leader based in Phoenix, Arizona. Her essays have been published in The Washington Times, Family Digest, The Family, Raising Arizona Kids, Guideposts Magazine, Homelife Magazine, AZ Parenting, Goodhousekeeping.com, Italiannotebook.com, wesaidgotravel.com, HumorWriters.org.,The Review Review, The Sunlight Press and The Mid.
She has written six short films. The Misadventures of Matilda Mench won best screenplay in the 2010 Baltimore 48 Hour Film Project and the 2010 CINE Golden Eagle Award for best Independent Fiction Short. The Pen won best screenplay in the 2011 Baltimore 48.
Halfway to Each Other is her first book and winner of the relationships category in the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. She is working on her second book.
Susan grew up in Montclair, NJ. She graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Dayton in 1981 and earned a M.S. in School Administration from California Lutheran University in 1996. She has lived in Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, California, Italy, and Arizona. Besides becoming an expert in relocating, she has worked as a teacher and a school administrator.
She now teaches Creative Writing in small group settings, speaks at conferences and has developed a new retreat experience for writers based on the transformative power of travel and adventure.
Feeling the call to adventure? Check out her Writer Travel Retreats to Santa Fe!