Book Of The Day

Defective is the book of the day on Book Of The Day. (Please share this post or tell a friend about this book.  Mental illness is a serious issue and people need to know that not only is there help, there is hope.)   https://bookoftheday.org/unfiltered/defective-susan-sofayov/ Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

The Reminder Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain Gave Me.

  Lately, I’ve been missing the hypomania side of my bipolar two disorder.  For those of you not familiar, I become a genius with an almost photographic memory during hypomania—or at least, that’s how it feels to me.  Last week, for the first time since my diagnosis, I thought about discontinuing or decreasing my meds just to get that brain… Read more →

Van Gogh and World Bipolar Day

      I learned something interesting today… World Bipolar Day is celebrated on Vincent Van Gogh’s birthday, March 30th. A few months before the publication of Defective, I spoke with Daphne Schlesinger about doing the cover.  She agreed to do it and asked if I had any ideas of what I wanted. “A vase of daisies,” I told her.… Read more →

The Kiddush Ladies

  My second novel was released by Black Opal Books on December 10, 2016.   Visit susansofayov.com for more information Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

On Sale During October

DEFECTIVE is 15% off during the month of October!     Visit the Black Opal Books website.     http://www.blackopalbooks.com/shop-our-store/blackopalstore/defective Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Mental Illness Doesn’t Have to Win!

I was honored with the opportunity to present a webinar webinar for The International Bipolar Foundation on September 28, 2016. They are such a great resource for anything on bipolar disorder.   Mental Illness Doesn’t Have to Win! (But If It Does, I Won’t Stop Talking Until The Neighbors Send Casseroles)   https://youtu.be/V1https://youtu.be/V1goGPoEZQUgoGPoEZQU Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Jewish Chronicle Article

I want to thank Masha Shollar of the Jewish Chronicle for writing this awesome article.  She made me sound interesting!       http://thejewishchronicle.net/view/full_story/27214105/article-Author-s-first-novel-tackles-the-clouds–despair-of-bipolar-II-disorder?instance=lead_story_left_column Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Books Can Change A Life

This morning I received an email from a reader.  As I read the first few paragraphs, tears began to form. By the time I reached the final paragraph, I was sobbing out loud, which startled the hell out of my husband, who shares the office with me.  So, I read it to him:  Susan, I wanted to email you again… Read more →


This interview aired on the authorshow.com on 7/21/15. As I have said many times, I wrote DEFECTIVE to show people living with mental illness in a new light. They’re not just symptoms of a disease.  They’re real people living regular lives, like me. Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

Book Goodies Interview

Thank you to the folks at Book Goodies for the nice interview.   http://bookgoodies.com/interview-with-author-susan-sofayov/ Like this:Like Loading… Read more →

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