Suzanne Grieco Mattaboni

Suzanne Grieco Mattaboni is a fiction writer, poet, essayist, PR professional, and former community service and education reporter for Newsday. Her work has been published in Seventeen, The Huffington Post, Mysterious Ways,, Child, 50 Word Stories, Dark Dossier, Motherwell, Turtle, Humpty Dumpty’s, Long Island Weddings, The Best of LA Parent, and Suzanne’s short fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared in anthologies including “Chicken Soup for the Soul – Miraculous Messages from Heaven,” “Running Wild Anthology of Stories,” “What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Relationship Like This?” and “2017 Stories Through the Ages.” She’s got stories pending in the anthologies “Pizzas and Poltergeist” (1980s horror stories), “Little Demon Digest,” and “GLVWG Writes of Passage.” One of her short stories was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Suzanne is a past winner of Seventeen magazine’s Art and Fiction Contest and a National Council of Teachers of English Award. She won honorable mention in the 2018 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition and was a finalist in the 2018 New Millennium Awards. As a successful corporate public relations director, her work has appeared in a hundreds of high tech trade publications and business journals. She has two talented children, one hysterically fun husband, and two ever-ravenous cats.

Her website is


Once in a Lifetime