with Deborah H. Sussman
The workshop series concludes with a public reading of original work from participants and will take place in the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Stage 2.
Deborah H. Sussman is a writer and editor based in Tempe, Arizona. Her father, Peter Sussman, was born in Berlin in 1928 and came to the United States as a refugee after surviving imprisonment at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during World War II. Formerly an editor at Scholastic and at the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, Sussman is the communications and media specialist for the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. She has taught writing at the University of Virginia, Phoenix College and Arizona State University and co-teaches the workshop Mothers Who Write. Her work has been published in the Washington Post, the Phoenix New Times and Art in America, among other places.