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"Konig is an exceptional humorist on the order of Erma Bombeck and Jean Kerr " - Library Journal

"Witty... in the great tradition of Erma Bombeck." - Publisher's Weekly

"Downright Bombeckian... hilarious...brilliant." - USA Today

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Parade Magazine's "Top Pick For Mother's Day"

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"A playbook for all of us about the power of love."

- Lee Woodruff , NY Times #1 bestselling author In An Instant


"A remarkable, extraordinarily inspiring story. I hope you have a big old hairy bestseller on your hands!” - Don Imus, Imus in the Morning


"Great book and amazing personal story of hope and courage! A must read, so inspiring!”

-NY Times bestselling author & radio personality RITA COSBY

Featured in the HBO documentary Any One Of Us

Featured on Harry with Harry Connick Jr.

Featured on Only Good News

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"Smary, sexy and sophisticated!"

Vicki Iovine, bestselling author

The Girlfriend's Guide

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"This wonderful guide provides comfort..."

Jessica Pierce, Ph. D. author of

The Last Walk

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"For anyone who cares about a free press..."

Jim Lehrer, PBS News Hour

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Amazon #1 Bestseller -

Business & Professional Humor

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by 3 Time Emmy Winner Dave Konig

"Required reading. A colorful cast of characters in gritty, sleazy 1980's pre-Giuliani New York City,"

- New York Post

"Dave Konig is a great comedian, and this is a great novel. It will

really take you back to grimy, dirty, pre-Giuliani New York."

- Mark Simone, WOR Radio

"I was dazzled, excited, surprised! A dark, biting comic novel -

what could be better?" 

- Rick Moody, NY Times best selling author The Ice Storm

"Dave Konig is a great wordsmith. A fascinating cast of characters in the seedy underbelly of New York."

- Rita Cosby, NY Times best selling author Quiet Hero

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America's Got Talent Top Finalist


Howard Stern

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Parade Magazine Top Pick

Election Survival Guide

"Hilariously honest. It will make you both want and fear becoming a parent!"

Comedian Bill Burr

Susan Konig


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Susan Konig is the founder and president of Willow Street Press, publishing twelve titles over two years with bestselling success and major media attention including the Harry Show (Harry Connick, Jr.), Parade Magazine, Imus in the Morning, The Rita Cosby Show, The Mark Simone Show, The New York Post and more.


Susan is the author of a bestselling, critically acclaimed family humor series. Her first book Why Animals Sleep So Close to the Road (and Other Lies I Tell My Children) was called "hilarious, brilliant and downright Bombeckian" by USA Today. Her follow-up I Wear the Maternity Pants in This Family was described as “a witty collection of motherhood tales in the great tradition of Erma Bombeck” by Publishers Weekly. A TV sitcom based on Susan’s books is currently in development.


Her most recent book, Teenagers & Toddlers Are Trying to Kill Me! was the #1 Mother’s Day Parade Pick in Parade magazine: “Surviving parenthood is never so funny as when Susan Konig tells tales of the joyful chaos that is life with her four children.”


For two years Susan co-hosted Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace with Dave and Susan Konig, the popular national daily family humor show on Sirius Satellite Radio. The motherhood columnist and her Emmy Award-winning comedian husband shared their family life with their listeners and interviewed celebrities, athletes and authors daily —entertaining loyal listeners across the country and internationally.

Susan has a lengthy journalism resume, including being a staff writer and columnist for The Washington Post Style section, Seventeen magazine, Catholic Digest, National Review, and the New York Post. Her articles and essays have appeared in many national publications including Ladies' Home Journal, Travel & Leisure, First for Women, Reader’s Digest and Parade.


She graduated from Georgetown University, earned a master's in Literature from New York University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She teaches graduate communications and creative writing at The City College of New York.

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