Grieco Mattaboni


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Pushcart Prize-Nominated Writer

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Singer of show tunes

loud enough to scare the cats.

Suzanne is an author, blogger, essayist, songwriter and overachiever originally from Long Island, New York. She’s the author of Excuse Me, Waitress, Is That New Jersey?, an '80s-themed piece of feminist women's fiction (Sweetbitter meets John Hughes); and Taco Girl, a middle grade urban contemporary novel.


Suzanne's short fiction was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018. She recently won honorable mention in the 2018 Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition for her poem "Most of the Lights," and was a finalist in the 45th Annual New Millennium Awards. She was also a first place winner of Seventeen Magazine's Art and Fiction Contest.


Her work has been featured in "Chicken Soup for the Soul," Seventeen, Newsday, The Huffington Post,, Mysterious Ways, Child, Turtle, Humpty Dumpty's, Six Word Stories,; as well as anthologies including "Stories Through the Ages" by Living Springs Publishing, "Running Wild Anthology of Stories" by Running Wild Press, and “What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Relationship Like This?” by Crossing Press.

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