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Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell

  • 9287-C Boca Gardens Circle S
    Boca Raton, FL 33496-1797
  • Phone: 561-451-4326
  • E-mail: smitch21@fau.edu

Author's Bio

Author of three books of poems: Rapture, The Watwr Inside The Water, Erotikon. The Eros in Erotikon readers to my passion for bringing together words from many languages and mixing different levels of diction. Some of my poems are mainstream, others very experimental.

Publications and Prizes

Erotikon (Harper Collins, 2000), Rapture (Harper Collins, 1992)
Atlantic Monthly, The American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, Yale Review
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, Fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, National endowment for the Arts, Florida Department of Cultural Affairs, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
From Flies to Whatless Boys by Robert Antoni, From The Mouth Of The Whale by Sjon, The House That Jack Built: Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer by Ed. Peter Gizzi, Like A Straw Bird It Follows Me by Ghassan Zaqtan, A Thousand Plateaus by Deleuze & Guattari
Favorite Books:
Ovid, Metamorphoses Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream Goethe', Faust
Favorite Authors:
W? B. Yeats, Roberto Calasso, Claudio Magris, Fanny Howe, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Sebald, Grunbein, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman

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Listing last updated: October 7, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Any, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in:
English, Italian
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Brooklyn & Manhattan, NY

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