Susan Kushner Resnick (2000)

MFA in Creative Nonfiction

"The program gave me the kick I needed to write a book, which gave me permission to call myself an author and the confidence to write two more books."

Susan Kushner Resnick is the author of You Saved Me, Too: What a Holocaust Survivor Taught Me about Living, Dying, Loving, Fighting, and Swearing in Yiddish (Globe Pequot 2012). She also wrote the first American memoir of postpartum depression, Sleepless Days and the nonfiction narrative Goodbye Wifes and Daughters, winner of a Montana Book Award, High Plains Literary Award and a gold medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards. She teaches creative nonfiction at Brown University and lives in Massachusetts.

You Saved Me, Too: What a Holocaust Survivor Taught Me about Living, Dying, Loving, Fighting, and Swearing in Yiddish excerpt