About Suzan

Suzan Colón is the author of the 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, trained at Integral Yoga Institute of New York City, one of the most respected Yoga programs in the world. She has received certifications in Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Arthritis, and other programs. In 2016, Suzan developed medKNITation©, a system of meditation using knitting and crochet. She has presented medKNITation© 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. In 2019, she was 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.

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