Despite No Sex, We Were Never So Married, CONQUER, April 2021

After putting off her neck pain for months, Susan Keller found that she had lymphoma, describing how her loving husband helped her change her attitude and persist through it all.

The One Person Who Could Save My Life, Psychology Today, April 2021

A cancer diagnosis led me to find my estranged brother and reassess our relationship.

We Can’t Do It All—Play to Your Strengths, NFAA Blog, December 2020

This blog is also about you and your marketing efforts vis a vis what I learned on this fun and frantic trip towards publication.

My Symptoms Glared in Neon was excerpted from Blood Brother and published in Survivor’s Review, Vol. XVIII, 2019. Survivor’s Review encourages the creative expression of cancer survivors. “Our goal at is to publish stories, essays, and poems that are powerful, poignant, and unflinchingly honest.”

Susan’s short story, Daisy Chain—an homage to Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants—is about a couple attempting to make a life-changing decision without talking about it. Daisy Chain was published in The Reading Hour, September-October 2015, an international magazine publishing quality work in short fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews.*

Nouvelle Novice Finds Foodie Identity

Susan’s first-person essay, Foodie was published in Ray’s Road Review: “Continuously updating and on the web since 2002, Ray’s Road Review’s goal is simply to publish stellar works of art, regardless of medium.”

Foodie will give smart readers a laugh at food as edible art and about which even the most sophisticated might think, “But what is this I’m going to eat?”

Foodie will help readers climb out of their comfort zone, learn what ramps really are, and perhaps even give fennel pollen a try.*


* Published under the pen name, Zuzu Keller


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