Suzanne Male is a journalist, writer, editor and publisher.
Before establishing independent press Smink Works Books, Suzanne spent fifteen years working as a journalist at newspapers and magazines. Most of those years were spent at Time Inc’s Who Weekly magazine as reporter, writer, foreign correspondent (London), and freelance writer.
She has also contributed reporting and articles to publications including America’s In Style and People magazines, and Australian Bookseller & Publisher, and served as editor of national magazine Australian Jeweller.
Suzanne has turned her editor’s eye to everything from articles to novels and film scripts, has been a publicist for various musicians and managed marketing and media for a library corporation. She is author of several books, including a series of children’s books and the book A Year of Writing Inspiration: A prompt a day for the creative writer, and is co-author of Get Your Book Off the Ground: What You Need to Know to Write and Publish a Book.
She founded Smink Works Books in 2002 as an international publisher producing both e-books and printed books, and taking on writers from all over the world.