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Susan (Mary) Cooper (1935-) Biography

Personal, Awards, Honors, Writings, Adaptations, SidelightsAddresses, Career, Member

Office—c/o Author Mail, Margaret K. McElderry Books, Simon & Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.

Writer. Sunday Times, London, England, reporter and feature writer, 1956-63.

Society of Authors (United Kingdom), Authors League of America, Authors Guild, Writers Guild of America, Dramatists Guild, PEN.


Over Sea, Under Stone, illustrated by Margery Gill, J. Cape (London, England), 1965, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1966.

The Dark Is Rising, illustrated by Alan E. Cober, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1973.

Greenwitch, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1974.

The Grey King, illustrated by Michael Heslop, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1975.

Silver on the Tree, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1977.


(With Hume Cronyn) The Dollmaker (adaptation of novel of the same title by Harriette Arnow), produced by American Broadcasting Companies (ABC), 1984.

Foxfire (adaptation of play), produced by Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 1987.

To Dance with the White Dog, produced by Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 1993.

Jewel, produced by Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2001.

Also author of the teleplay Dark Encounter, produced in Great Britain, 1976.


(With Hume Cronyn) Foxfire (first produced in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1980; produced on Broadway at Ethel Barrymore Theatre, November 11, 1982), Samuel French (New York, NY), 1983.

Also author of numerous short plays for Revels, Inc., Cambridge, MA, 1975-1995; performed at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, and in ten other cities.

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