A striking memoir of hope in the face of persecution, Stars between the Sun and Moon provides a unique perspective on the brutality of the North Korean regime and the desperation it breeds.
This is the first true account of the country by a North Korean woman, one who suffers human trafficking, imprisonment and forced labour before escaping to Canada. See more...
Susan is a resourceful and knowledgeable journalist who knows the business and does her work with utmost professionalism.
— Kerry Gruson and Ana Rhodes,
The New York Times.
Susan is one of Canada's best journalists and authors, whose passionate, independent voice speaks to all those interested in bridging cultural divides and seeing the world as a true global village.
— Documentary film-maker,
Recognition for Bite of the Mango
2014 The Bite of the Mango, YALSA’s list of Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults.
2011 Red Maple Award, winner, Ontario Library Association
2009 Selected as one of The White Ravens outstanding new international books of the year, Munich, Germany
2009 Silver Award Winner, Nautilus Book Awards
2009 Short-listed for the American Library Association non-fiction, young adult book of the year
Two time Amnesty International Media Award recipient for excellence in reporting on Human Rights issues.