Susan Olding's first book, Pathologies: A Life in Essays, won the Creative Nonfiction Collective's Readers' Choice Award for 2010. Her essays have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including The New Quarterly and The Utne Reader. She lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, where she is currently working on a novel.
That the essayist’s persona is as constructed as any other author’s ought to be obvious. But until Carl Klaus, few seemed aware of it....