About Suzan

Suzan Colón is the author of the inspirational memoir Cherries in Winter: My Family’s Recipe for Hope in Hard Times (Doubleday); the nonfiction book Yoga Mind: Journey Beyond the Physical (Scribner); Beach Glass, a novel; and three original young adult novels based on the hit TV show Smallville.

Suzan’s writing has also been featured in the Oprah Magazine, three Best of Oprah collections, Oprah.com, Jane, Details, Latina, Harper’s Bazaar, and Rolling Stone, the Huffington Post, and other websites. She has appeared on The Today Show, the Early Show, NPR, and other media.

Suzan, a longtime Yoga and meditation practitioner, practices creative meditation with drawing and knitting. She taught drawing as a form of meditation at global online art school Sketchbook Skool, and she develop medKNITation©, a system of meditation using knitting and crochet. Suzan has led medKNITations at sold-out lectures at Vogue Knitting Live, as well as online at Virtual Knitting Live. She is a regular contributor to Modern Daily Knitting.

Suzan’s artwork has been featured in Mayim Bialik’s GrokNation.com, The Beautiful Book of Exquisite Corpses (Penguin), and Yoga Mind. She hosted Mindful March, a monthlong program of mindfulness through drawing, on the Sktchy app. A short graphic memoir was included in This Is Real: Stories Drawn With Strangers, an anthology by a collective of women graphic artists. Suzan is currently working on a graphic novel about her time as a pop music journalist in the 1980s, as well as a multi-media project about teen pop idols in the 1970s.

Connect with Suzan on Facebook, on Instagram at @suzanacolon and @medknitation, on Substack, and via email at info@suzancolon.net.