Bringing Out The Best In People
Through My Love of Writing.
An avid writer and educator, Susanna Hargreaves provides editorial assistance in creating content, promotional, and
biographical information. Education: B.A. Journalism Public Affairs with an English minor
and an M.A.T. English Secondary Education. Susanna is a Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) and is a Certified
Child and Teen Life Coach through UNH. Trained and a very successful grant writer for three nonprofit organizations.
Susanna has written feature stories for the Telegraph, Hooksett Banner, Goffstown News,
Bedford Bulletin, NH Broadcaster, NH Mirror, Kidz Rule USA, Parenting NH, and Aspire magazine. A proud
member of the NH Writers' Project and the Poetry Society of New Hampshire, she has had work published in the Boston
Literary Magazine, Suspense Magazine, Northern New England Review, NH Troubadour, Poets' Touchstone, Sacred Journey, NH
Mirror, Absent Willow Review, Aspire, the Hooksett Banner, the Merrimack Journal, the Amherst Cabinet, and The Hollis/Brookline
Susanna Hargreaves enjoys writing plays
for all ages and abilities, for she believes all should enjoy the magic of theater. One educational mission
is to create opportunities so individuals with various learning abilities can shine. In 2006-2007,
Susanna wrote six plays for the Palace Theater youth program in Manchester, NH which were performed during the
school vacations in February, April and summer with Youth Director Wally Calderon. Her play,
A Mixed-Up Fairy Tale is published by Pioneer Drama.
Susanna has several years of experience teaching language arts grades 7- 12. She
has taught at Rivier College and NH Community College in Nashua. For 5 1/2 years, she coordinated a literacy
program at Rivier College for individuals with developmental disabilities. She has also taught poetry and nature writing
workshops for the NH Audubon. Now she devotes her time to her family, writing, and the Humane Society for Greater Nashua.
Exciting News! Released November 10th, 2015
The Grave Digger On Hart
Island short story has been selected to be
included in an anthology of ten horror stories
called Now I
Lay Me Down to Sleep Volume II.
May 20, 2014
Snow and Wind Chimes is published! Disappear into
the haunted world of ghosts, curses, and lost love in New England. Snow and Wind Chimes and other ghostly tales is sure to
make you shiver and wonder, what if?
"Fans of Suspense should place this book at the top
of their list. 'The Chamberlain Hotel' story alone is reason enough to buy the book. There is a reason Suspense Magazine
awarded 'The Chamberlain Hotel' as the best short story of 2013, now it's your turn to discover another great author."
CEO / Publisher
April 28, 2014
"The Chamberlain Hotel" by Susanna Hargreaves was
picked as the #1 winner of the Terri Ann Armstrong Short Story Writing Contest by Suspense Magazine. The story will also be
published in an anthology titled Snow and Wind Chimes and other ghostly tales by Solstice Publishing this summer. "I
wrote this collection of stories for those who love New England inspired haunted tales," shared Hargreaves.
Susanna's play A
Mixed-Up Fairy Tale
The Grimm Brothers' fairy tale characters in one play
published Pioneer Drama is available to purchase!
Susanna's collection of spooky tales
"Susanna has been a wonderful
grant writing volunteer for our nonprofit organization. She helped us research for foundations that are a philanthropic match.
In addition, she reviewed and included research data to enhance the need statement. Overall, Susanna has refined our grant
proposals with her writing skills and experience." Astrid Wielens, Executive Director of Zebra Crossings.
can highly recommend Susanna for all writing jobs! Since she began with Aspire Magazine, Susanna has exceeded all our expectations.
It's been a blessing to work with someone who truly enjoys what she does and it shows in all her work.” Linda
Joy, Publisher & Editor of Aspire Inspiration for Women Magazine.
“We love Susanna’s work! The clinic has received so
much funding due to her hard work and dedication to our cause. I believe one of the reasons we receive the grants
that we do is because she is so kind and caring, and she writes from the heart, and wants to help the people that we serve
as much as we do,” Dee Twomey Business Manager of The Greater Nashua Dental Connection.
assisted The PLUS Company, a non-profit agency for individuals with developmental disabilities. Extremely reliable and professional,
Susanna takes great pride in her work and displays a real passion for her job. Her insight brings our program many positive
learning opportunities. She has a wealth of knowledge and works hard to find innovative ways to help others. Susanna’s
dedication makes her a joy to work with and we feel fortunate to have her on our team.” Leni Hodgins, PLUS Director
of Adult Education.
"I would like to thank Susanna for
the tremendous article she wrote about me. Her insight and eloquence is truly astounding. I am forever grateful. She puts
her heart into every word she writes and makes reading her work a true pleasure,” Mike Koutrobis Comedian and Actor.
"Susanna, thank you so much for the story that you did on me. Your words were carefully and
thoughtfully placed on the page, and your quotations were exact. I have gotten such great feedback from the people that have
read my article, especially about the professional manner in which it was written. This story has made a positive impact on
my business and I wish you great luck with your future writing endeavors. You are a master of your profession!" Diane
MacPherson, Artist and Owner of MacPherson Fine Art Studio & Gallery.
past spring Susanna Hargreaves wrote a feature story about me and my business The Divine Gardener. Susanna was able to capture
the essence of what I enjoy doing, and the article was great publicity for my business. I am
grateful to Susanna for doing such a fine job with it.” Marion Jacobi, Master Gardener and Owner of The Divine Gardener.
takes the time to understand the true nature of her subject, finds the empowering story within the narrative and promotes
the positive through her writing. Susanna's enthusiastic yet easy interviewing style, conscientious fact-checking, and clear
prose makes one confident to use her services over and over again...besides, Susanna herself is a delight." Steven Durost,
LCMHC, Founder of CREATE! Center for Expressive Arts, Therapy and Education.
“Susanna has been an exceptional contributor for our
periodical. She is consistently dependable and produces high quality articles that are always well written. I would highly
recommend her as she would be an asset to any company.” Kristen Pare Publisher & Editor Kidz Rule USA.
has a generous gift for telling the story of a person and their practice. She goes beyond the superficial and unlocks the
meaning of what they do to share with and inspire others. I am honored that she chose me as a subject, and I enjoyed the connections
her articles allowed." Maria Noel Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Health Journalist.
tells a story like no other. You can feel her care, dedication, and passion throughout her writing. The article she wrote
about me for Aspire Magazine has truly become what I consider to be my bio. Thank you so much for creating this piece! Thank
you for showing the world my true light.” Lori Lite, Author of Lite Books and Indigo Dreams.
Hargreaves is a wonderful writer. Firstly, she made me feel very comfortable when she was interviewing me, I felt as if she
was sincerely interested in what I was telling her. She proceeded to write a beautiful article about my work and me. She is
a very talented writer. " De Luna, Peace Through Music.
is able to grasp the essence of who I am and the love for the work that I do. Being in her presence makes communication easy.
She is a gifted writer and a wonderful human being," Suzanne Carrier, Founder and owner of Gateway to Inner Peace.
Books, Plays, and Stories
A Woman's Heart Book Trailer
Books written by Susanna on Amazon.
Thank you for the continued love and support from my family and friends. I am surrounded
by such good people. My parents and sister, you are my strength and inspiration. I love you James and our children, forever.
I love us. I am grateful to have had several great teachers through the years. Thank you to these mentors (angels)
and amazing women:Kim, Rose, Diane, Sheila, Patsy, Leni, Darcie, Jane-Holly, Renee, and Mona. You helped me believe in myself.
Haley, Melissa, and Wendy, thank you for being my lifelong friends and being a witness to the important events in my life.
Sweet Christine, thank you for being a loving godmother to my children. My lunch ladies, Marlene and Aldrian, you have been
so fun to be around. Last but not least -Uncle Lane, you rock.
those special individuals who have made the time to read my work, thank you.
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