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South Carolina First Novel Prize

Independent Publisher Book Award for U.S. South – Best Regional Fiction (Gold IPPY Award)


Interview “Follow the Brush: Vulnerability, Lyricism, and the Art of Creative Nonfiction,” with John Newlin on Leslie Pietrzyk’s blog, Work-In-Progress.

Interview  about flash lyric nonfiction with writer Beth Kephart

T.V interview, Virginia This Morning Show

Video interview and pictures from Converse College’s “An Evening With Susan Tekulve”

Video interview, “Three Tips for Writing a Novel”


Starred review of In the Garden of Stone, Kirkus 

Review of In the Garden of Stone, The Rumpus

Feature article and review  of In the Garden of Stone, Editors’ Spring Pick, Library Journal

Review of In the Garden of Stone, New Letters


Book Launch for Second Shift: Essays at Hub City Bookshop

Feature article about Second Shift, Converse College Community News

Feature article in The State

Q&A in the Charleston Post and Courier

Articles about In the Garden of Stone & South Carolina First Novel Prize, SC Arts Commission


Live Facebook Reading from Second Shift at Converse College’s MFA in Creative Writing Program’s Summer Residency

Brief Reading from Second Shift, Book Release Video