Suzy Vitello



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"Vitello turns Faultland into such a readable novel by combining both of these elements – the dystopian world and the dystopian family. The family have to pull together in a way that they haven’t for a long time, to deal with the aftermath of the earthquake and also to deal with their own drama." - read the whole review in Cultured Vultures! "The heart is the perfect metaphorical keeper of all our feelings and emotions, the heart drives us forward. It is the perfect construct of muscles which never stop. A sentence in the great novel FAULTLAND by Suzy Vitello which had culminated from all that Sherman and Wanda had been through in the aftermath of a Portland, Oregon earthquake – the biggest natural disaster in U.S. history, really jumped out at me. The comment was, “Sherman wants to pull her in. To feel her sadness meet his sadness. Two people grieving and yet somehow marveling at humanity’s breadth, the capacity of a heart.” Our hearts have great depth and breadth for flexing to the greatest spikes of joy to the lowest depths of grief, and then back." read the whole review in Byron's Babbles! "Some disaster stories are aftermath stories. What happens after the [volcano erupts/bomb goes off/levees break/insert other crisis here]? What was the scale of the devastation? How does life go on post-catastrophe? In contrast, Faultland by Suzy Vitello deals only briefly in what happens after a deadly 6.9 magnitude earthquake ravages a post-pandemic Portland, Oregon in the year 2030. Perhaps the novel’s greatest strength — and also its most anxiety-inducing feature — is its willingness to linger within the ongoing disaster itself." - read the whole review in Necessary Fiction!

Suzy in AARP Magazine!

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