Sue William Silverman

October 22, 1999

Sue William Silverman
A short story writer and teacher of creative nonfiction, Sue William Silverman is author of the award winning and powerful memoir entitled Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You, a revealing and evoking look at a child's incestuous experiences. Her second memoir, Love Sick: One Woman's Journey Through Sexual Addiction, tells of her double life as an adult. Hieroglyphics in Neon, a collection of poetry, is Silverman's most recent work.

Silverman has had two short stories nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and is a frequent judge for fiction and nonfiction writing awards. She also conducts creative writing and nonfiction work shops at various colleges, universities and writing conferences around the country.

In addition to writing, she is an associate editor of the literary journal, Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction, as well as a professional speaker on the issues of child abuse, family dynamics, and addictions. Silverman received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Aquinas College for her work in literature and child abuse victim advocacy. She is a member of the faculty of the M.F.A. in Writing program at Vermont College.

Silverman lives in Michigan with her cat, Quizzle.

For more information on Sue William Silverman, please visit her website:

To hear Silverman read from her own work, please visit the Vincent Voice Library, here.

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