Dr. Suzanne Zelazo is an educator, writer, editor, and former professional long course triathlete. Combing sport and academics to leverage their reciprocal benefits has been the aim of her own career. With a PhD in English literature, and having taught writing, composition and literature courses at multiple colleges and universities, Suzanne brings her expertise in teaching writing skills and critical analysis. Offering a range of support, Suzanne’s one-on-one coaching will help identify where and how student-athletes can improve the language arts components of their applications, determining the most compelling personal narratives that optimally showcase what makes applicants who they are, both in their college essays and personal statements. Suzanne will help applicants hone every part of the application package.
Suzanne is an independent scholar with a PhD in English. Her area of specialty is female modernism and avant garde poetry and performance. Her projects seek to integrate creative expression and the body. Suzanne is the author of the poetry collections Lances All Alike and Parlance (2018, 2003 - Coach House Books), is editor of Incarnations: The Photographs of Janieta Eyre, and the co-editor of Florine Stettheimer: New Directions in Multimodal Modernism, Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (MIT Press), as well as Crystal Flowers: Poems and a Libretto by Florine Stettheimer. She is a former professional triathlete (70.3 distance) and continues to coach endurance athletes at the amateur to professional level.