Sue Carmichael Spitulnik

Sue Spitulnik was an Air Force wife, living in four states and England from 1972 to 1979, and worked until 1990 in a Tacoma, Washington restaurant where the clientele was military connected. She moved back to New York, her home state, in 1991.

In 2015, Sue attended a meeting of the Rochester Veterans Writing Group in search of an Air Force pilot to interview for a writing project. She remains active in the group and has a memoir essay published in the group’s first book, United in Service, United in Sacrifice. Sue also creates 99-word flash fiction stories based on a weekly prompt presented at Carrot Ranch Literary, an international online writing group. She has added each scene to a serial entitled “Michael’s Circle” about an Army double-leg amputee and his close family and friends for three years on her blog at

Sue is the current president of Lilac City Rochester Writers, a group that focuses on the craft of writing and publishing for fiction writers. She has a short story published in their No Page Left Unturned anthology. Both books are available on Amazon.

Fairport NY, is where Sue now lives with her husband and two cats. When she isn’t writing or spending time with family and friends, she is quilting, specializing in patriotic and t-shirt quilts.