Susan Juby

in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
March 30, 1969



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I was raised in Smithers, BC, Canada and lived there until I moved to Toronto at age 20. I had a brief and unsuccessful career as a fashion design student and, after I worked at a series of low paying jobs, such as server, record store employee, etc., I began a degree in English Literature at University of Toronto, which I finished at the University of British Columbia. After graduating I became an editor at a self-help/how-to book publishing company based in Vancouver. Later, I did a master’s degree in publishing.

When I was a kid I wrote fiction but gave it up for a life of crime. Okay, that’s not true, but I did get seriously sidetracked. That time in my life is the subject of my memoir, "Nice Recovery". When I was twent

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I’m sharing this w/o the Amazon link because I’m currently boycotting in the spirit of national resentment, if not strong logic. But I am most grateful to Stephan Nance for this lovely review of The Fashion Committee! As I’ve mentioned a few times (cough, cough) the book is just out in paperback and I’d be […]

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“In the future if my mother tries to shame me with her disapproval, I will let her know in no uncertain terms that I reject her and all of her codependent baggage. I am Codependent No More.”
Susan Juby, Alice, I Think

“If the facts don't fit your theory, just find some new facts.”
Susan Juby, Alice MacLeod, Realist at Last
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“My heart kind of hurt when I looked at her. Not because I was in love, but because I could tell from looking at her that she didn't hate herself. Not only didn't she seem to hate herself, she barely seemed to think about herself. How fucking glorious must that be?”
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