Susannah Felts Susannah Felts is a Nashville-based writer and editor with more than 20 years experience in culture, health, arts, and lifestyle writing and reporting. She has written for the Chicago Reader, the Nashville Scene, Southern Living, Health, Oxford American, Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple, and many other publications. Felts is the cofounder and codirector of The Porch, a nonprofit literary arts organization, and author of "This Will Go Down on Your Permanent Record," published by Featherproof Books. Highlights: * MFA in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago * Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers' Conference * Cofounded The Porch Writers' Collective, a nonprofit literary arts organization * Author of "This Will Go Down on Your Permanent Record" by Featherproof Books * Lifestyle books columnist for BookPage 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.