Susan Byrum Rountree has been a writer, editor, and writing teacher for over 40 years. She is the director of communications for my Episcopal Church, where she edits a quarterly magazine.
Susan is the author of Nags Headers, regional history set on North Carolina's Outer Banks, and In Mother Words, an essay collection. Her work has appeared in The News & Observer, Elegant Bride, Southern Living, and many other regional publications.
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