Susan Choi Susan Choi is an award-winning novelist and writing professor at Yale. Prior to releasing five beloved novels, she worked as a fact-checker at The New Yorker. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.