Suzanne Cleary

Peekskill, NY 10566

Author's Bio

I teach as core faculty of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing Program of Converse College.

Publications and Prizes

Beauty Mark
(BkMk Press-UMKC, 2013)
, Blue Cloth
(Hill-Stead Museum, 2004)
, Keeping Time
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2002)
, Trick Pear
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2007)
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day
(Random House, 2005)
, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley
(Codhill Press, 2013)
, Being Alive
(Bloodaxe Books, 2004)
, Don't Leave Hungry: Fifty Years of Southern Poetry Review
(University of Arkansas Press, 2009)
, From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
(Persea Books, 2009)
, Poetry 180
(Random House, 2003)
, Pushcart Prize XXIX: Best of the Small Presses
(Pushcart Press, 2005)
, Sunken Garden Poetry: 1992-2011
(Wesleyan University Press, 2012)
, The Best American Poetry 2009
(Scribner, 2009)
Agenda, Atlanta Review, Atlantic Monthly, Georgia Review, Margie, Massachusetts Review, New Letters, New Millennium Writings, New Ohio Review, Nimrod, Ohio Review, Poetry International, Poetry London, Poetry Northwest, Southern Poetry Review, Theodate, Third Coast
Prizes Won: 
.Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize, for BEAUTY MARK .2012 John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, for BEAUTY MARK (BkMk Press 2013) .2012 Emerging Writers Fellowship in Poetry, from the Writer's Center, Bethesda, MD Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry (2nd place) from Nimrod International Journal .Pushcart Prize .Cecil Hemley Memorial Award, of PSA .New Letters Poetry Prize

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Binghamton, NY
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Last updated: May 09, 2016