About Susan


Susan R. Greenway, author of Elephant Touch, is a former elementary school teacher and reading specialist. She is a longtime member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators) and a graduate of the University of Washington Writing for Children Program. Elephant Touch is her debut novel, inspired by an extraordinary experience she had with an elephant in Thailand.

Susan is an outdoor and dog enthusiast and lives with her husband and their sweet dog, Willow, in Washington.


Some of Susan’s favorite things are:

  • Getting lost in a great book
  • Hanging out with her friends and family
  • Watching ocean waves crash on rocks and sand
  • Eating freshly baked chocolate chip cookies that have a chewy center
  • Following up a dog walk with a visit to her favorite coffee shop and bakery
  • Seeing new spring flowers