Susan Azar Porterfield

329 E. Royal Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115

Author's Bio

A dog kept barking. He was small and pale, his head collared in a cone to keep him from tourists. They got on his nerves. (From "The Roman Keats)

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
In the Garden of Our Spines
(Mayapple Press, 2004)
, Kibbe
(Mayapple Press, 2012)
, Poetry, Zen, The Art of Lucien Stryk
(Ohio University Press, 1994)
Anthologies: 
Come Together: Imagine Peace
(Bottom Dog Press, 2008)
, Eating the Pure Light; Homage to Thomas McGrath
(The Backwaters Press, 2009)
Chapbook: 
Beirut Redux
(Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Prizes Won: 
Illinois Arts Council Poetry Grant, 2006

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Arab American
Born in: 
Chicago, United States
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL, United States
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Last updated: Jan 17, 2013