Susan Barr-Toman's Writings
r.k.vr.y quarterly literary journal, October 2011
Catching My Breath Susan Barr-Toman Beach at Scopello, Sicily, 2000 I signed up for a yoga class for writers, because I needed to focus. I’d successfully written a novel; it was even published. But for the past year or so, I’d been unable to concentrate. During the first class in the series, which was about sound, Lisa, the...
Father's Day Issue of Literary Mama.com
A parody of "If You Give A Mouse a Cookie."
Summer 2009 Issue
Philadelphia Daily New Op-Ed
WILL OUR libraries be closing in October? I sure hope not. First and foremost, of course, I don't want people to lose their jobs. I also don't want people to be without free books, free Internet access and the free expertise of our librarians. I want there to be afterschool programs where children can learn to love books and learn how to let their imaginations...
Susan Barr-Toman’s debut novel When Love Was Clean Underwear was selected by Ann Hood as the winner of the Many Voices Project fiction award. She was born and raised in Philadelphia where she still lives with her husband and two children and where she...