Biography

Susan Kelley is the author of Real Women Send Flowers, Why Men Commit, Why Men Stray / Why Men Stay, The Second Time Around: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Remarriage Happy, I Oprahed and Other Adventures of a Woman of a Certain Age and, most recently, Ciao Pussy! A Memoir of Florence, published in September 2015. Her best-selling relationship books have been translated into several foreign languages, including Japanese and Dutch.

Susan has appeared as guest relationship expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Early Show on CBS NEWS, “Homepage” MSNBC, Fox TV and numerous other national and local television programs throughout the country as well as hundreds of radio interviews in the United States and Canada.

She lives in Florence, Italy and Sarasota, Florida.


WRITING CREDITS

  • Author, Ciao Pussy! A Memoir of Florence (CreateSpace, 2015)
  • Author, I OPRAHED: and Other Adventures of a Woman of a Certain Age (CreateSpace, 2011)
  • Sarasota Magazine, freelance writer
    Winner, Charlie Award for excellence in writing
    2008 Florida Magazine Association
  • Sarasota Herald Tribune, freelance writer
  • Author, The Second Time Around, (William Morrow 2000)
  • Author, Why Men Stray/​Why Men Stay, (Adams Media 1996)
  • Author, Why Men Commit, (Bob Adams Inc., 1991-hardcover) (1992 paperback)
  • TV writer, “The Thorns,” 1988 (screenplay)
  • TV writer, “Kate & Allie,” 1987 (screenplay)
  • Author, Real Women Send Flowers, (William Morrow, Quill 1983)

TALK SHOW APPEARANCES

  • The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • “The Early Show” CBS NEWS
  • “Homepage” MSNBC
  • Fox After Breakfast
  • Numerous local television programs throughout the country as well as hundreds of radio interviews in the United States and Canada.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Forty-five years of experience as a model and actress, published author, TV writer, member SAG, AFTRA, Authors Guild, Writers Guild of America, East.


EDUCATION

Simmons College, Boston; Bachelor of Arts