Susan L. Towers

Writer & baby boomer blogger


My background:   

  • A consumer  medical writer for  a healthcare organization.
  • A business editor and reporter on daily newspapers in California and Delaware. News  and feature stories  appeared in the Bakersfield Californian, The News Journal, The Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, and Delaware Beach Life magazine, and in publications in London, England, and in the Republic of Singapore.
  • Awards include: The  1995, George F. Gruner award for meritorious public service in journalism/awarded by the McClatchy Newspaper organization. That same year she won a first place award in the environmental category on a newspaper with a circulation 200,000 and under presented by the California Newspaper Publishers Association.
    • One of her personal essays, “At the Rainbow’s End,” earned the 2010, The Lewes Public Library Florence Coltman Award for creative writing. It appears in the anthology No Place Like Here.

Member of the  Delaware Humanities board,  and the first member of the  Rehoboth Beach Writers Guild.

Education includes:  A BA in English from California State University, Northridge, and a MS  in biomedical writing from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia; and decades of living.

Please check out my  blog on Beebe Healthcare’s women’s website: “Boomer Unchained”