Suzanne Tyrpak ran away from New York a long time ago to live in Colorado. When she’s not writing or traveling, she enjoys riding her bike, swimming, skiing, and dancing. In her next life she would like to be a belly dancer or her cat.
Published novels include, Vestal Virgin (suspense in ancient Rome, Hetaera (suspense in ancient Athens), and Rosy: a Novel. Her latest novel, Sadie the Sadist, X-tremely black humor, will be released under the pen name Zané Sachs. Short story collections include Ghost Plane and Other Disturbing Tales, and Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction) available on Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords.
Her short story Downhill was first published in Arts Perspective Magazine. Rock Bottom is published in the Mota 9: Addiction anthology, available on Kindle. Her short story Ghost Plane was published by CrimeSpree Magazine. Venus Faded appears in the anthology Pronto! Writings from Rome (Triple Tree Publishing, 2002) along with notable authors including: Dorothy Allison, Elizabeth Engstrom, Terry Brooks and John Saul. Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers awarded her first prize in the Colorado Gold Writing Contest, and Maui Writers awarded her third prize in the Rupert Hughes writing competition.