Suzanne Church

Suzanne Church

Suzanne Church grew up in Toronto, moved to Waterloo to pursue mathematics, and never left. Her award-winning fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Cicada, and her 2014 collection Elements. Hellmaw 4: Soul Larcenist, from The Ed Greenwood Group, book one in the Videx trilogy, is available in multiple formats from


Hellmaw 4: Soul Larcenist, The Ed Greenwood Group, 2016.

Elements: A Collection of Specualtive Fiction, EDGE SF&F Publishing, 2014.

"Jelly and the D-Machine" Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2014, Edited by Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein, Published by Twelfth Planet Press and Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, Edited by Sandra Kasturi and Jerome Stueart, Published by ChiZine Publications.

"Synch Me, Kiss Me, Drop" Clarkesworld, May 2012.

Awards and Memberships

Aurora Awards: Best Short Fiction winner in 2012, Best Short Fiction finalist in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, Best Related Work finalist in 2015.

Member of SFWA, HWA, and SF Canada.

Member of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Related Experience

Recent workshop experience:

"Writing Short Fiction" for the Canadian Author's Association, Waterloo-Wellington branch, 2016.

"Novel Outlining and NaNoWriMo" for the Canadian Author's Association, Waterloo-Wellington branch, 2015.

"Mathematics in Speculative Fiction" for the Fields Institute, hosted by the Merril Collection, 2014.

"Using the Five Senses" for When Words Collide, 2013.

Accessibility Needs

Walks with a cane.

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