Shorter Bio
Susan Koehler LOVES books! She is the author of two middle grade novels. Dahlia in Bloom, her first novel for young readers, was released August 2019 and was named among the "Best Books of 2019" by Kirkus Reviews. Nobody Kills Uncle Buster and Gets Away With Ita fast-paced contemporary mystery, was released August 2021. As a veteran educator, Susan loves to work with students and teachers. You can learn more about Susan's books, author visits, and writing workshops at susankoehlerwrites.com.

Longer Bio
Susan Koehler enjoys a rich history as a teacher, reading coach, national consultant, adjunct professor, and author. She has a master's degree in reading education and is certified in early childhood, elementary, and K-12 reading. Susan has 36 years of experience teaching a variety of grade levels. She was named Leon County Teacher of the Year (Leon County, Florida) in 2004 and was the 2005 recipient of the State of Florida’s Mary Brogan Excellence in Teaching Award. She is the author of five nonfiction books for children and several teacher resources, including The Complete K-5 Writing Workshop (2010) and Crafting Expository Papers (2007), and she is the co-author of Models for Teaching Writing-craft Target Skills (2nd Edition, 2010). Dahlia in Bloom (2019), Susan’s middle grade historical fiction novel for young readers, was named among the "Best Books of 2019" by Kirkus Reviews. Nobody Kills Uncle Buster and Gets Away With Ita fast-paced contemporary mystery for middle grade readers, was released August 2021. Susan and her husband live in Tallahassee, Florida, where they spend as much time as possible with their five very busy children and two adorable grandchildren. You can learn more about Susan's books, author visits, and writing workshops at susankoehlerwrites.com.

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