Sue Repko

writer, freelance editor, teacher, urban planner


Sue Repko is a writer, freelance editor, teacher, and urban planner. She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars, a master’s in city and regional planning from Rutgers University, and a B.A. in psychology from Princeton University. Her essays have been named notable three times in The Best American Essays and won a Maine Literary Award for short nonfiction. Her work is forthcoming in MicroLit Almanac and has appeared in The Independent, Hippocampus Magazine, Brevity Blog, The Southeast Review, Hazlitt, Aquifer: The Florida Review Online, Princeton Alumni Weekly and elsewhere. She is represented by Gail Hochman of Brandt & Hochman and is at work on a memoir. 



Latest Posts


As Gun Violence Awareness Month draws to a close…

Photo courtesy of Mary Sobczak. There's always lots going on in June in the gun violence prevention movement as we head outdoors and into the streets to raise awareness of the toll that gun violence takes in the United States every day -- an average of 120 lives and...

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MASS, the movie, explores emotional trauma in survivors

A couple weeks ago I participated in a talkback at the Teaneck International Film Festival as a representative of the gun violence prevention organization for which I do a fair amount of volunteering, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. I appreciated the...

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It's been a couple of weeks since HippoCamp22 took place in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and I am still basking in its glow. This was my first large, in-person event in the past few years, and even though I proceeded with some caution, I was also excited to present/teach...

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