The Gist

Christi R. Suzanne is a member of The Order of the Good Death founded by Caitlin Doughty. She is an advocate for choices that best fit an individual's needs in whatever realm those choices fall under.


Christi R. Suzanne is a writer who grew up in the dry heat of the Arizona desert with roots that point back to Ohio. She moved to the Pacific Northwest over sixteen years ago for a mistier climate and now resides in Oregon. By day she works at a university as a communications professional where she is the editor of the quarterly newsletter, Connections, and writes student profiles and occasionally articles. In addition, she writes novels, short stories, and personal essays. She was co-prose editor for the summer 2015 prose submissions for VoiceCatcher online literary journal.


As Christi R. Suzanne she has been published in the anthologies Crack the Spine and Miles to Go, and the journal Midwestern Gothic, and online journals Foliate Oak and The Gravity of the Thing, among others. She participated in Lairs' League Portland where her story was performed by and actor.


Currently, she is finishing her second novel (when will this ever be done?). Incidentally, she is a sleeping dog enthusiast.

Christi is a member of Willamette Writers. She holds a master's in Technical Writing with an emphasis in multimedia from Portland State University and bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Arizona.

Books I love

Visit her Goodreads author page

My book review blog (updated infrequently & linked to my good reads reviews)



Writers & Workshops

Attic Institute                    Erica Steele


VoiceCatcher Literary Journal

Rebecca Kelley


Erin Kettle