Susy Flory is the New York Times bestselling author or co-author of 16 books, specializing in memoir. A graduate of UCLA, she has a background in journalism, education, and communications. She loves reading and writing stories about unforgettable people who are living lives of adventure, courage, hope, redemption, and transformation.
Susy’s runaway bestseller, Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero (Thomas Nelson, 2011), co-written with Michael Hingson, hit the New York Times bestsellers list in both hardcover nonfiction and e-book nonfiction the first week of release. Thunder Dog has been translated into more than 15 languages, including German, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, and Chinese. Her newest book, Sanctuary, is the true story of an Irish donkey whisperer who was saved by rescued donkeys (Tyndale, 2021).
A member of the Authors Guild, Susy directs the West Coast Christian Writers Conference in the East Bay Area, and is the founder of Everything Memoir. She's also pursuing a masters degree in New Testament at Northern Seminary in a cohort with Scot McKnight. A breast cancer survivor, Susy celebrates life by chasing great stories in places like Cuba, Haiti, Turkey, Israel, and her own backyard. She has a goofy ex-racehorse named Stetson, and volunteers in the squirrel nursery at her local wildlife rescue.
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