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Confessions Wins Christianity Today Book Award

The Confessions of X has won the 2017 Christianity Today Book of the Year Award in the category of fiction. The citation reads as follows: “In this gripping, beautifully written historical novel, Wolfe brings the ancient city of Carthage to life, immersing readers in the experiences that shaped the theology of Augustine of Hippo. In her deftly told and ...

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A Closer Look at The Confessions of X

My (admittedly biased) friend and colleague from Seattle Pacific University, Jeffrey Overstreet, has launched a new series on his blog in which he looks at the first chapter of a book. The series is called “To Read or Not to Read.” And he chose The Confessions of X for his inaugural post in the series. ...

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Elliott Bay Book Company Reading!

My book launch was held on February 6 at Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle’s leading independent bookstore. There was a marvelous crowd, including new and old friends, colleagues, and current and former students.

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The Good Letters Interview

My husband Greg interviewed me about The Confessions of X over at Image journal’s blog, “Good Letters.” Check it out! Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here.

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Welcome!

Welcome to the website of Suzanne M. Wolfe, author of The Confessions of X, just out from HarperCollins/Nelson. Click on the drop-down menu to navigate to various pages on this site.  Like Suzanne’s author page on Facebook here. Order the book here.

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About the Photos on this Site

All of the header photos on this site relate in some way to the historical setting of The Confessions of X. Here are some short explanations, in order, of the photos below. The double portrait of a man and a woman is a fresco from Pompeii, circa 75 A.D. They are shown holding a stylus, wax ...