Susan Thomas

205 West End Ave Apt 2N
New York, NY 10023

Author's Bio

The language of imagination helps us track the unsayable, whose footsteps we must follow whether they exist or not. Poetry lives in that paradox. Exciting language is what transports us – shifting gears, asking questions, understating, overstating, reconciling opposites. It links distant things and includes us all in what we've been searching for – the unknowable.

Publications and Prizes

Among Angelic Orders
(Fomite, 2015)
, State of Blessed Gluttony
(Red Hen Press, 2004)
, The Empty Notebook Interrogates Itself
(Fomite, 2012)
, The Hand Wave Goodbye
(Main Street Rag, 2002)
, Voice of the Empty Notebook
(Finishing Line Press, 2007)
American Diaspora
(University of Iowa Press, 2001)
, Chance of A Ghost
(Helicon Nine Editions, 2005)
, Essential Love
(PoetWorks Press, 2000)
, Food and Other Enemies
(Essex Press, 2000)
, Like Thunder
(University of Iowa Press, 2001)
, The Poets Grimm
(Story Line Press, 2003)
American Letters & Commentary, Atlanta Review, Feminist Studies, Hunger Mountain, Kalliope, Margie, Midstream, Mississippi Review, Nimrod, Notre Dame Review, Paterson Literary Review, Poetry Miscellany, Potomac Review, Sanskrit Review, Southern Humanities Review, Spoon River Poetry Review
Prizes Won: 
The Benjamin Saltman Prize for STATE OF BLESSED GLUTTONY, The Iowa Poetry Prize for "The Empty Notebook", Ann Stanford Prize (USC) "Strolling Down the Via Negativa."

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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New York City
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New York City and Teaneck, NJ
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Last updated: Feb 06, 2015