Susan Brickell Susan Brickell (she/her) is the associate editorial director of commerce for travel, overseeing news and deals coverage on Travel + Leisure and leading the content direction of a team of commerce writers. Prior to this, she held the position of senior editor at Shape and Health, heading commerce coverage for both brands for nearly 2 years. With more than 10 years of experience in the editorial world as a market editor and writer, her work spans a variety of topics including beauty, lifestyle, home, health, and travel. She holds an M.F.A. degree in nonfiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College and a B.A. degree in creative writing from Florida State University. When she's not putting a pair of comfy shoes, workout leggings, or new eye cream to the test, you can find her hiking U.S. national parks, planning her next surf trip, or spending time with her dog, Ollie. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.