Susan Carr is a professional actress and singer performing in New York, Los Angeles and Seattle. Her film/TV credits include Lynn Shelton's Laggies, Mike Mill's The Architecture of Reassurance, Rob Devor's ZOO, Paul Sorvino's That Championship Season, The Practice and Gilmore Girls. Susan has written many plays/screenplays that have been performed at Seattle Fringe Festivals, Bumbershoot and New City's New Works Festival. Susan is the vocal coach to many Grammy nominated bands such as Macklemore, Alice in Chains, Alien Ant Farm, Mastodon and new up and coming bands, Hey Marseilles, and Pickwick. Susan teaches "The Art of Screaming!" The Ballad of Desiree is Susan's first novel.
Sweeping from the mysteries of a Native American smoke lodge to the idylls of a mountain homestead to the bohemian lights of a burgeoning Seattle music scene, THE BALLAD OF DESIREE brings readers through a turbulent decade that changed everything for those, like Desiree, lucky enough to come of age within it.