Susan is a TV screenplay writer, who spent many years practicing law as her day job and pursuing creative projects in her free time. She studied modern dance with Daniel Nagrin, Murray Louis and Alwin Nikolai, and Martha Graham Dance companies. She studied improv at the Magnet Theater and Uprights Citizens Brigade and performed with Indie teams in NYC.
She studied fiction writing with Ellen Feldman (The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank) and wrote short stories about the joys and misery of being single in NYC, and life as the daughter of immigrants. Her stories have been published in RiversEdge Journal of Art and Literature, The Jewish Women’s Literary Annual, and the East Hampton Star.
She wrote two novels: A Suitable Husband, set in prewar Poland and Children of Lies, set in NYC in 1988 and wrote two TV Pilot screenplays based on her novels. She is currently developing her first comedy Pilot. PItch Docs available upon request.
TV PILOT SCREENPLAYS
One Hour Historical Drama Pilot
LOGLINE: As Europe moves closer to war, and antisemitism in 1930s Poland grows, a young Jewish woman joins a rebellious group of young people with ties to Palestine. But her mother and a persistent suitor have other ideas.
WeScreenplay TV Pilot Contest 2020: Semifinalist
Miami Screenplay Awards 2021 Semifinalist
Los Angeles International Screenplay Competition 2020: Quarterfinalist
Chicago Screenplay Awards 2021: Quarterfinalist
PITCH DECK AND PROOF OF CONCEPT VIDEO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
One Hour Drama Suspense Pilot
LOGLINE: In the late 1980s, as the intifada sends shockwaves across the world, an idealistic Jewish premed student falls for a talented Palestinian doctor, and is drawn into a world of intrigue that tests her limits and challenges her core beliefs.
Miami Screenplay Awards 2021: Semifinalist
WeScreenplay TV Pilot Contest 2021, Quarterfinalist
NYC International Screenplay Awards 2021, Quarterfinalist
Half-hour Family Comedy Pilot
LOGLINE: After she’s expelled from junior college, Dylan is determined to make it as a private eye in 1980s suburbia, with help from her ten-year-old niece and wisecracking grandma. Veronica Mars meets Scooby Doo.
Blacklist Industry Rated – 8
Contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.