Susan Olasky

Susan is a book reviewer, story coach, feature writer and editor for WORLD. She has authored eight historical novels for children and teaches twice a year at World Journalism Institute. Susan resides with her husband, Marvin, in Austin, Texas. Follow her on Twitter @susanolasky.

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‘Love,’ not rights

Marriage | Winning recognition for gay marriage in America was all about spinning the right message
by Susan Olasky
Posted 8/05/16, 01:00 am

In 2012, President Barack Obama said in an ABC interview, “I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” A White House statement added detail: “It’s no secret the President has gone through some soul-searching on this issue. … He’s sat around his kitchen table with Sasha and Malia, who have friends whose parents are same-sex couples. … ‘And frankly,’ [Obama said,] ‘that’s the kind of thing that prompts a change of perspective.’”

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Storybook lessons

Children’s Books | Four illustrated books with biblical themes
by Susan Olasky
Posted 7/22/16, 01:00 am

Baby Wren and the Great Gift

Sally Lloyd-Jones

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Four recent novels

Books
by Susan Olasky
Posted 7/22/16, 01:00 am

The Hopefuls

Jennifer Close

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