Susan Speranza is in her last year of the MFA Writing program at Lindenwood University. Her poetry has been published in various literary journals, including The Literary Yard and The Voices Project. In 2012, she was a Quarter Finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. The same novel was on the short list of finalists in the 2012 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Competition. It was subsequently published as The Tale of Lucia Grandi, the Early Years by Brook House Press. It has since garnered favorable reviews and has been compared to the American classic, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
Lord of the Song, Volume 2, Issue 2