About Suzanne Detar

Suzanne Detar is an award-winning writer, athlete, and newspaper publisher in Charleston, South Carolina.

Don’t Lose the Ball in the Lights and Other Life Lessons from Sports is the first in Sue’s Home Grown Wisdom Series. The next book in the series, Be Goofy, has a planned 2019 release.

Sue graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1991, where she served on the editorial staff of the Law Review.

Although she maintains her law licenses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and South Carolina, Sue retired from the practice of law in 1997. She served as an adjunct professor of political science at Charleston Southern University from 2002 to 2003. In 2003, she birthed a weekly newspaper on Daniel Island, SC – a developing new urban community in Charleston. Now in its 14th year, The Daniel Island News continues to thrive, winning many writing, photography, advertising and design awards each year.

On the sports front, Sue earned eight Division I varsity letters from Lafayette College in field hockey and lacrosse. She was instrumental in starting two successful youth sports programs in her community – a swim team and a middle school basketball program. She is currently involved in bringing field hockey to the lowcountry.

You can write to Sue at SueDetar33@gmail.com.