Susan Schmidt

Beaufort Writing Group


Susan Schmidt, PhD

(252) 269-0032





Beaufort Writing Group / Kakapo Press

Same mindfulness as pruning apple trees.

Structural critique: clarify, polish narrative tone and trajectory.

Style and copyeditor: academic and popular science and history,

journal articles, dissertations, novels and memoirs.


Beaufort NC Writers Retreat Rental


Listen or read 2015 Public Radio interview on Song of Moving Water

Listen or read 2006 interview on Landfall Along the Chesapeake

Song of Moving Water

Salt Runs in my Blood

In her new young-adult novel Song of Moving Water, Susan Schmidt writes about river and forest ecology, bluegrass music, square dancing, chestnut trees, quilting, endangered species, cooking, and environmental organizing. In Salt Runs in My Blood, Susan Schmidt writes poems writes poems about moving from dark into light as she plays in boats and walks long trails. She remembers bright parrots, big trout, gales at sea, glaciers, peach pie, old loves, Celtic ancestry, Civil War battlefields, and learning to navigate.



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Susan Schmidt, PhD (252) 269-0032






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