Susan Zegarsky

Artist. Writer. Alchemist.

Wonder seeker. World traveler.

Specialist in languages.

Glows in the dark. Swings from stars.

Treasures incredible tales.

Enjoys thunderstorms immensely &

is most probably full of figs.


Artiste. Écrivaine.

Alchimiste. Graphiste.

Voyager du monde et spécialiste de langues.

Je suis adepte curieuse d'arcane.

J'aime vraiment les orages violents.

Je brille dans le noir, bioluminescente,

et je me balance sur les étoiles.

Je prise les contes incroyables.

Je suis joyeuse.




US Publications

Short Fiction


The Dark Elves



In the Skin





Books of Poetry


Scholarly Articles

Reinventing Vietnam

La Controverse Entourant Le Hijab

La Nouvelle Loi Anti-Terroriste

Erasing the Daughter of Amun-Re


Horror Magazine Editor's Choice Award

January 2020

Huntsville Museum of Art Book Award

Antonelli Institute of Art 1st Place

The Tessman Language Award


Susan Zegarsky is an award winning British-Polish writer and visual artist. First a classical pianist and graphic designer who directed her own design studio, Susan then spent life traveling the world from her home in Germany. She came to the United States to study world cultures, remained as a language specialist, and now writes and paints full time from her new studio.

Her work as a writer and artist reflects her exploration of the interactions between consciousness, nature and the metaphysical, and she delves into the psychological effects of abuse and grief. She is an aficionado of horror, cabinets of curiosity, languages living and dead, and the occult and arcane.

Susan writes fiction and poetry in French, English and Arabic. Her poetry has been featured in Fahmidan Journal, Prismatica, Coffin Bell, The Slake, Grim & Gilded, Cauldron Anthology, Quail Bell Magazine, Ink in Thirds, Lynx, The Horror Magazine, Autumn Sky, and she currently has new work forthcoming in additional literary journals.

Susan hopes to encourage the exploration of forms of poetry like the ghazal and sijo. She has also written under the name Butler.

A small sample of her work can be found on her website www.zegarsky.com and she is @ouisuzette on social media.


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