Author, Writing facilitator, Susan Lynn Reynolds Bio
Susan Lynn Reynolds is a freelance writer, an accredited writing instructor in the Amherst Writers and Artists’ method, former president of the Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) and former vice-chair of the national organization Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs.
Her YA novel won the Canadian Library Association’s national Young Adult Novel of the Year award, and she is also a winner of the Timothy Findley Creative Writing Prize for her short stories and poetry.
She is currently practicing psychotherapy under supervision towards the fulfillment of the requirements for her license as a psychotherapist.
Her area of specialty is the therapeutic use of journaling and memoir, and her thesis on that topic received the Canadian Psychological Association’s Award of Academic Excellence.
She has been leading writing workshops for female inmates at Central East Correctional Centre for seven years and she received the June Callwood Award for Outstanding Volunteerism for that program.