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14 August, 2018: Susan Petrone

Laura Grace Weldon
Susan Petrone’s short fiction has been published by Glimmer Train, Featherproof Books, Muse, Conclave, and Whiskey Island. She is the author of the novels The Super Ladies (2018), Throw Like a Woman (2015) and A Body at Rest (2009), which won a bronze medal for regional fiction from the Independent Publishers Book Awards (IPPY). Her short story, “Monster Jones Wants to Creep You Out” (Conclave, 2010) was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. On the non-fiction side, Susan’s work has appeared on and, and she co-owns the Cleveland Indians blog,, for’s SweetSpot network. She is also one of the co-founders and board member of Literary Cleveland ( Susan holds a master’s degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University and lives with one husband, one daughter, and far too many dogs in a little house near some medium-sized woods.

1. Throw Like a Woman (The Story Plant, 2015)

2. The Super Ladies (The Story Plant, 2018)