Susie Moloney was born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada. It's fitting then that her first novel was about a very Canadian phenomenona, snowstorm that wouldn't quit. Published in 1995 by Key Porter Books, Bastion Falls made Susie's first mark in the world of fiction.
Two years later her break out novel A Dry Spell was published all over the world, translated into multiple languages, and included a movie option with Cruise-Wagner Pictures, Tom Cruise's production company.
The Dwelling followed with critical acclaim and also became a best seller. Her latest novel The Thirteen has been published in Canada, the US and Italy to high acclaim.
Susie has also written for television and film, including the screenplay adaptation of The Dwelling.
She is currently working on several new projects that include fiction, television and screen. Susie currently splits her time between Winnipeg and New York City.
Trivia about Susie:
She is the proud mother of two sons: Michael Moloney, whose Michael's Creature Feature, is a part of Planet Echo, an environmental entertainment show for the YA crowd, and Victoria-based fiction writer Josh Rioux.
Susie was named one of Macleans Magazines "100 Canadians to Watch."
Susie was the first novelist to appear on the cover of Chatelaine magazine. She also graced the cover of Scarlett Magazine.
Susie's book A Dry Spell earned the highest advance ever for a Canadian novel. She is quite sure that by now the record has been broken!
Susie has been compared to both Stephen King and Dave Barry. To which she responds: "I'll know I'll have truly arrived when someone is the male Susie Moloney."
Susie lives with award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen, who also grew up in Winnipeg.p in Winnipeg!
All photos by Richard Wagner Photography