Susan Holmes-McKagan- Best Selling Author, Supermodel, and Sirius XM Co-Host

Susan Holmes- McKagan

I had the pleasure and honor to interview Susan Holmes- McKagan last year for the launch of her best-selling novel The Velvet Rose. The Velvet Rose was her premiere novel and is a blend of Almost Famous meets Reality Bites and Spinal Tap, in this compelling and often injected-with-humor, fast-paced fabulous novel.

The book sold out in one day on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble and hit numerous best-selling lists. Susan did press around the globe for her premiere novel and appeared on numerous covers of magazines.

The Velvet Rose- McKagan

Susan is considered to be one of the most beautiful women as the world’s top supermodels in the 90’s and today. Susan has appeared on prolific covers of Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Claire. Susan has walked the runway for Versace, Chanel, Prada, Calvin Klein, Valentino, YSL, and Armani among many others. She then found love in the ’90s with Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver founding member and bassist Duff McKagan. They raised two beautiful daughters and have helped numerous charities along the way including PETA. In recent years, Susan has also been a Huffington Post front page writer/ and continued her modeling across the globe.

I wanted to catch up with Susan to learn more about upcoming news for her career.

Susan Shared:

I have just completed a graduate-level class at Harvard University in Feature Writing! I have to say, it was one of the most challenging things I have ever done.

All of the hard work and many hours/days of studying, reading, and writing, tremendously sharpened my writing skills. I still can’t believe I can say I have. 4.0 at Harvard. It makes me respect and honor all the authors/scholars I admire and am inspired by that have studied there.

I am now a Sirius XM radio co-host with my husband Duff McKagan on our show called “Three Chords and The Truth.” It premieres every Friday at 11a est on Ozzy Osbourne’s channel 38 (Ozzy’s Boneyard). It has encores at various times every day…



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