Susan Bloch is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction. Her stories have won prizes in the Traveler’s Tales Solas Awards and received notable mention in Best American Essays 2017. She writes about a range of topics, from identity and loss to the search for reverence and authentic connection through travel. You can read her writing in a variety of publications, such as The Forward, Entropy, The Citron Review, STORGY, Pif Magazine, Tikkun, and HuffPost.


The author of three books on global leadership, she has also appeared on BBC Newsnight.

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Travels With My Grief

Recent Publications

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The Longest Walk

"I’ve been under house arrest for four months, fifteen days, and three-and-a-half hours."

Palace on Fire

A massacre, a murder, and an escape from a terrorist attack

Ten years after the Mumbai Massacre

The Forward

I want to stay longer, but I’m leaving to go back home to Seattle, where, because of my experience with Moshe in Mumbai, I chose to live near my own grandchildren.


Leadership Books