Susan Q. Stranahan

Susan Q. Stranahan was a member of the Philadelphia Inquirer team awarded a 1980 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Three Mile Island accident. For twenty-eight years, she was a reporter primarily covering energy and environmental issues at the Inquirer. She is a co-author (with David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, and the Union of Concerned Scientists) of Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster (The New Press). She taught environmental writing at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote Susquehanna: River of Dreams, and is now a freelance writer based in Maine.

News and Reviews


Susan Stranahan talks about the book Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster in an interview on C-Span.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times reviews Fukushima

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Susan Q. Stranahan discusses lingering nuclear safety issues in an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Washington Post

The Washington Post reviews Fukushima

Books by Susan Q. Stranahan

The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan, Union of Concerned Scientists