Author Bio

IMG_5145Journalist, broadcaster and communication consultant Dr. Susan Maushart  is the author of five books, including the feminist classics The Mask of Motherhood and Wifework and the internationally acclaimed memoir and BBC Book of the Week The Winter of Our Disconnect. Her books have been published in over a dozen languages. An independent producer, Susan’s popular radio series Multiple Choice and StoryCatcher have been heard across Australia on ABC Radio, and across the world on iTunes and the World Wide Web. She has appeared as a commentator on The Today Show, Lateline, CNN, Fox & Friends and in publications ranging from Family Circle and Parents to the Huffington Post and The Guardian.  Susan’s lifestyle column in the Weekend Australian Magazine ran weekly for a legendary 12 years, and she has lectured in media at NYU, Fordham and Curtin University of Technology. The mother of three global nomads, Susan lives between Perth, Western Australia and the East End of Long Island. And her frequent flyer points are amazing.

Susan has written news, features, profiles, history, memoir, comedy and genre fiction. Her current projects include the commissioned history This Little World, which celebrates the centenary of Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Perth, and the forthcoming management novel Not the Smartest Guy in the Room.