Sue William Silverman

Sue William Silverman is the author of two memoirs. Her first book, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You (University of Georgia Press), won the Associated Writing Programs Award Series in creative nonfiction and is in its fifth printing.

Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey Through Sexual Addiction (W. W. Norton), her second book, is under development for a Lifetime Television original movie. Her books have been translated into German, Japanese, Norwegian, and Chinese and have been positively reviewed in such places as O (the Oprah magazine), Elle, Ms., Kirkus, and Booklist.

In addition to writing, Silverman is a professional speaker on such subjects as child abuse, addictions, and family dynamics and has appeared on numerous nationally syndicated radio and television talk shows including the ABC John Stossel special on addictions; the PBS show, “To the Contrary;” and the Discovery-Health channel.

Silverman also conducts creative nonfiction writing workshops and teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Vermont College. For additional information, please visit