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Painting of Susan Nussbaum

Susan Nussbaum

1998, acrylic on panel, 16" x 26"


Susan Nussbaum is a writer, actress, director, and disability rights activist who has starred in, written and/or directed productions at the Goodman, Victory Gardens, Blue Rider and other major venues. Her first novel, Good Kings, Bad Kings, won the Pen Bellwether Prize in 2013; Nussbaum’s plays and essays have been featured in numerous anthologies, including No Beyond Victims and Villains: Contemporary Plays by Disabled Playwrights. Nussbaum lives in Chicago, IL.


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