Susan “George” Schorn (the nickname . . . it’s a long story) is a writer, martial artist, and self defense advocate. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two children, and trains and teaches at Sun Dragon Martial Arts and Self Defense. She writes Bitchslap: A Column About Women and Fighting for McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Her first book, Smile at Strangers: Lessons in the Art of Living Fearlessly, will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in May 2013.
She sporadically checks for email at gsschorn (at) gmail.com, if you need to get in touch with her.