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Suzy Zail


Australia (b.1966)

Suzy Zail was born Melbourne, and has worked as a solicitor specialising in litigation. After the birth of her first child, Suzy left the law to concentrate on writing. Suzy has written for magazines, and is the author of award-winning childrens books. Her childrens fiction has been published in Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Suzy, an internationally published author, freelance journalist and former litigation lawyer, began the harrowing journey into her fathers past when he was diagnosed with a terminal illness and was given just six-months to live.

Her father decided to tell his family the previously unknown details of his childhood spent surviving a German concentration camp before becoming a refugee in Australia.