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Suzy Witten

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Suzy Witten's career spans over twenty-five years in the entertainment industry as a filmmaker, screenwriter, story analyst, and editor for film and television. As a filmmaker, she was nominated for a Lillian Gish filmmaking award by Women In Film. She was a Walt Disney Studios Fellowship finalist for her period screenplay about the Salem Witch Hunt of 1692. Her novel based on that story, "The Afflicted Girls", won the 2010 IPPY Silver Medal for Historical Fiction (Independent Publisher Book Awards). 10/10ths is her second novel.

In addition to writing novels, she is an External Affairs Media Relations Specialist and public information spokesperson for the U. S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the aftermath of disasters.

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THE AFFLICTED GIRLS cited in history book

THE AFFLICTED GIRLS A Novel of Salem was cited in a 2014 history book about gossip in American History: WHEN PRIVATE TALK GOES PUBLIC, Chapter Two: "Gossip and the Essex County Witchcraft Crisis" by Mary Beth Norton, the leading historian on the Salem Witch Trials & Witch Hunt of 1692!

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The Afflicted Girls
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When Private Talk Goes Public Gossip in American History by Kathleen A. Feeley

When Private Talk Goes Public: Gossip in American History
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Published on April 27, 2015 08:23 Tags: american-history, dystopian, gothic, historical-fiction, salem-witch-hunt
“Something terrible happened in Salem in 1692 . . . but it isn't what you think!”
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Suzy Witten THE AFFLICTED GIRLS is featured today (12/12/11) in an article by historian Gillian Polack on BiblioBuffet:

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