2019 PERCY JANES FIRST NOVEL AWARD
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Arts and Letters
Supermarket Baby was awarded the 2019 Percy Janes First Novel Award for best unpublished manuscript by an author in Newfoundland and Labrador.
50 WAYS TO LOVE YOUR LOVER
Sponsored by WANL & Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada.
Susan Flanagan's Berry Picking with Layla took home second place in WANL's 50 Ways to Love your Lover contest at Boca Tapas Bar on February 13, 2019. Susan is pictured here with CBC Weekend AM host Heather Barrett.
WANL PITCH WARS
Sponsored by WANL & hosted at the 2019 WANL AGM Weekend.
Supermarket Baby wins Most Original Pitch at WANL's Pitch Wars on November 16, 2019 with four of six publishers throwing out their business cards requesting a full manuscript.
Sponsored by Royal City Literary Arts Society
What a Dragonfly Taught Me won Honourable Mention in the non-fiction category of Royal City's Literary Arts Society's Write-On Contest in Vancouver on June 22, 2019. This piece was originally published in The Kids are Alright Telegram column and later republished by Nelson Literacy Homegrown Newfoundland and Labrador for use in the high school English curriculum.
MY INSIDE SELF
Published via Jesperson Publishing.
It has been 40 years since Susan's first piece, 'A trip to the Country,' was published in My Inside Self, Jesperson's anthology of Writings and Pictures by Children of Newfoundland and Labrador.