Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Suzanne has had a 20 year career in journalism, fiction, advertising and public relations in major markets in the US and Canada.
She started her own communications consultancy four years ago after having acted as public relations director for two major Canadain universities for 15 years.
As a fiction writer she has been published in Ta Panta (Kansas State University); CrossCurrents (California); two anthologies of Southern Ontario fiction (Mini Mocho Press); and most recently, a story was selected for a Canadian literary, visual and culinary arts collection called Friday After Five (Thistledown Press, 2000).
In addition, she received Honorable Mention and publication of her story "Looney" in the Toronto Star Short Story competition (1991) (20 stories were published from over 3000 entries), and a story called "Evening of the Odds" was published on CD ROM as part of a Literature course for Mohawk College (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1997)
In the non-fiction arena, she has published over 300 newspaper and magazine articles. Some magazines her articles have appeared in include POLICE Magazine, BRIDE'S Magazine, Canadian Doctor, Hamilton This Month, The Medical Post, Skyword Magazine (Pacific Western Airlines) and Canadian (Canadian Airlines).
She has won awards for newspaper writing, as well as for public relations writing. She has written video scripts, radio commercials, annual reports and numerous other kinds of corporate writing.
As a communications trainer she has also been the developer and facilitator of on-line and mixed delivery courses for numerous clients in the US and Canada in the past five years.
She is studying for a masters degree in Adult Education-Workplace Learning where her research focus is on utilizing forms of web-based and new media technologies as educational environments for organizations.
Her web site can be found at www.paschallpr.com.
Interests: feature articles on art and culture and technology, human interest profiles, fiction
Published writer: Yes