Suzanne Power reads for Speakeasy
Suzanne Power is an author, editor and creative mentor who has had many lives, all of which involve writing and belief in the transformative power of stories.
An award winning author of novels, poetry, creative non-fiction and short stories, her central themes concern the powerful presence of the silent majority, in memory, history and the moment. This applies to both fiction and non-fiction. Her books have been published worldwide. She founded and was features editor of a national newspaper, travelled as a need, lived in her car, was an award winning journalist and columnist, a broadcaster, producer and researcher in Ireland and the UK.
Along with her own writing, she founded and delivered an Irish university’s creative writing programme. Her storytelling instincts convinced her to empower as well as edit and mentor writers. Her practice as a writing therapist confirms her ethos that encouragement is the only true criticism. Her approach fosters authors from all walks of life to publication, from international bestsellers to writers of titles of local importance and contribution. All lives change radically through stories.
A natural nomad, she gave two decades to raising and empowering her two sons on creative paths. She and her husband, a teacher of those with severe and challenging behaviour, anticipate their next house will have wheels.
The Lost Souls’ Reunion
Love and the Monroes
Creative Non Fiction