Susan Bourrie, M.A., M.A.L.M., ED.S.
Writer, Educator, and Disability Advocate




ED.S. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy: Literacy, Michigan State University in 2003.
M.A.L.M. in School Library Media, Central Michigan University in 1995.
M.A. in English: Children’s Literature, Central Michigan University in 1992.
ALA Core Classes in Library Studies and Songwriting, The University of Michigan in 1991.
B.A. in English and Latin, Northern Illinois University in 1969.
A.A. in English and Latin, Illinois Valley Community college in 1967.


Susan Bourrie is a writer, educator, and disability advocate.  She is a certified teacher/librarian who taught children’s literature, reading, and writing courses at several universities in Michigan.  Bourrie is the author of several humorous and independently published children’s books.  Her three children’s narrative poems, “Mortimer J. Readabook, the Medicine Man”; “Admiral Seasalt’s Waterbed”; and “When Mommy Puts Her Jeans On” were illustrated and published in Humpty Dumpty Magazine