Susan McLean

English Department Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN 56258
(507) 537-7231

Publications and Prizes

Selected Epigrams (Translations of Martial)
(University of Wisconsin Press, 2014)
, The Best Disguise
(University of Evansville Press, 2009)
, The Whetstone Misses the Knife
(Story Line Press, 2014)
Bared: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts
(Les Femmes Folles Books, 2016)
, Currents of the Universal Being: Explorations in the Literature of Energy
(Texas Tech University Press, 2015)
, Hot Sonnets
(Entasis Press, 2011)
, Irresistible Sonnets
(Headmistress Press, 2014)
, Kiss and Part: Laughing at the End of Romance and Other Entanglements
(Doggerel Daze Press, 2005)
, Sonnets: 150 Contemporary Sonnets
(University of Evansville Press, 2005)
, Taking Turns: Sonnets from Eratosphere
(Maverick Duck Press, 2012)
, The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems
(Red Hen Press, 2011)
, Villanelles
(Alfred A. Knopf, 2012)
14 by 14: the lean sonnet zine, Able Muse, American Arts Quarterly, Arion, Artword Quarterly, Atlanta Review, Autumn Sky Poetry, Blue Unicorn, Bumbershoot, Classical Outlook, Comstock Review, Concise Delight, Dust & Fire, First Things, Formalist, Free Inquiry, Hunger Mountain, Iambs & Trochees, Kalliope, Light, Light Quarterly, Lighten Up Online, Literary Imagination, Lucid Rhythms, Measure, Mezzo Cammin, National Poetry Review, Nebo, North Stone Review, Per Contra, Raintown Review, Rat's Ass Review, River Oak Review, Shakespeare Newsletter, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Subtropics, The Barefoot Muse, The Chimaera, The Evansville Review, The Lyric, The Neovictorian/Cochlea, The New Verse News, The Road Not Taken, The Rotary Dial, Think Journal, Tilt-a-Whirl, Two Lines, Umbrella, Unsplendid, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Wisconsin, Victorian Violet Press & Journal
Holding Patterns
(Finishing Line Press, 2006)
Prizes Won: 
Donald Justice Poetry Prize, 2014; Richard Wilbur Award, 2009; McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers, 2004; Mary Anderson Fellowship for Poetry, 1998

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Last updated: Feb 23, 2017