July 29, 2020

I'm so excited to announce that this summer I've started offering a picture book manuscript critique service! Are you ready to take your story to the next level? Need to get your story unstuck? If so, please email me! I already have 4 happy clients, hooray! Contact me...

June 15, 2020

My town holds a Best Of Ashburn contest each year and the residents vote on everything: restaurant, nail spa, school, grocery store, and yes, author! I was humbled to have been in the running and even more honored to have won Best Author in Ashburn. Congrats to all the...

December 20, 2019

See the Access Hollywood clip! I'm over the moon with excitement for this, as you can probably imagine!

December 20, 2019

Story Time: The Magical World of Children's Book Author Sue Fliess

April 15, 2019

I was so thrilled to learn this year that after MARY HAD A LITTLE LAB was named a top 20 contender, then top 10, for Angie Karcher's Rhyme Revolution group's Best in Rhyme award for picture books for 2018, that it won the TOP PRIZE! So thankful for the industry recogni...

April 11, 2019

I'm so fortunate! Dolly Parton chose The Bug Book for a 3rd year in a row for the Imagination Library! This means that my book is in nearly 1,000,000 homes now. So awesome! Here's to bug lovers everywhere!

December 14, 2018

USA Today included MRS. CLAUS TAKES THE REINS (Two Lions; on sale now) by Sue Fliess; illustrated by Mark Chambers in a roundup on holiday picture books!

“This extremely cute exercise in feminist heroics delivers a subtle message through clever rhymes and good-natured h...

December 21, 2017

We Wish for a Monster Christmas was mentioned in the New York Times

"...for young people, the rhythm and rhyme of poetry written specifically for them still delivers jolts of much-needed joy and happiness. From Shel Silverstein’s quirky verse, to the silly dilly songs...

September 29, 2016

I'm so excited about my upcoming books and I want to share that excitement with you!

FROM HERE TO THERE comes out November 29, 2016 from Albert Whitman & Co. and it looks so sweet! It's a story of keeping a friendship going even when you cannot be together. Here and Th...

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