Suanne Schafer

Suanne Schafer Author

A Texas gal who's seen the world

Suanne Schafer


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A Different Kind of Fire

Against the backdrop of 19th century America, Ruby Schmidt defies her family and moves to Philadelphia to study art. She finds life there is no easier than on the Texas plains when she is expected to produce "womanly art." Torn between her childhood sweetheart, her forbidden passion for another w...

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Suanne completed the Stanford University Creative Writing Certificate program. Her debut women’s fiction novel, A Different Kind of Fire, explores the life of a nineteenth century bisexual artist living in West Texas. Her next book involves an American physician caught up in the Rwandan genocide.

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📚 150 books read per year

🏆 50 submissions per year