Writing Samples


Making the Personal Political: Columbus City Council Member Elizabeth Brown. Columbus Monthly, July 2017

Abercrombie & Fitch discovers growing up is hard to do. Columbus Monthly, June 2017

The Brief, Poignant Life of MarShawn McCarrel. Columbus Monthly, October 2016

Living in Harmony: David Brown is bringing about change through song. Columbus Monthly, March 2016

Denny Griffith’s Other World. Columbus Monthly, January 2016

 A Death on the West Side. Columbus Monthly, April 2009 (Best Social Justice Reporting, second place, Ohio SPJ)

The Princess Chronicles. Columbus Monthly, cover story, August 2008.

Columbus charter schools’ hot newcomer: KIPP Journey Academy. Columbus Monthly, March 2009.

Sample book reviews. Columbus Dispatch.



Warm Embrace of Coming Home. Vineyard Gazette, May 2014.

SewingCircle. Parents Magazine, July 2003.

The Community is Their Textbook. The American Prospect, November 2001.


Marketing projects

Supertemps e-book (written for Haley Marketing Group)

Productivity Killers slide carousel

Bexley Education Foundation website

Bexley Education Foundation newsletter



Suzanne Goldsmith author page, Amazon.com

Suzanne Goldsmith author website


Book chapters

The Takoma Orange Hats: Fighting Crime and Building Community in Washington, DC (in Community Justice. David R. Karp, ed.)



Available here.