Nebraska Authors

Susan Diffenderfer McClanahan

AKA: Susan McClanahan French

Born 1946 Salina, KS

Died 2021-05-17
Bonita Springs, FL

Children's writer and CEO of McClanahan Book Company, publisher of children's books.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Fiction


Children's Literature


Graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1968


CEO of McClanahan Book Co. (1990)
Author, Editor and Sales Specialist

Places Worked

MacMillan Publishing Co.


Publisher of over 50 children's books

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