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Susan DeFreitas

A first-generation American of Caribbean descent, Susan DeFreitas is the author of the novel Hot Season, which won a Gold IPPY Award, and the editor of Dispatches from Anarres, an anthology of short fiction in tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin (forthcoming 2021). Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have been featured in the Writer’s Chronicle, the Huffington Post, the Utne Reader, Story magazine, Daily Science Fiction, Portland Monthly, and High Desert Journal, along with many other journals and anthologies. A former green tech blogger and environmental journalist, she divides her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Portland, Oregon, and has served writers as a freelance editor and book coach since 2009.

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