Susan Meissner is the author of over one dozen novels, a speaker, and a writing workshop leader. She has a background in community journalism, having edited a weekly newspaper in Minnesota. Her novels include The Shape of Mercy (WaterBrook), named by Publishers’ Weekly as one of the 100 Best Novels of 2008; The Girl in the Glass (WaterBrook, 2012); and A Sound Among the Trees (WaterBrook, 2011).
Susan majored in education at Point Loma College and lived abroad for a time when her husband was on active duty in the Air Force. They have four children, all young adults. When she is not writing novels, Susan writes small group curriculum for her San Diego church where her husband serves as an associate pastor.