Virginia Chase Sutton

1714 E Del Rio Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 839-5411

Author's Bio

My three poetry books include: "Of a Transient Nature," published 2016 by Knut House Press; "What Brings You to Del Amo," winner of the Morse Poetry Prize, published by University of New England Press, 2007; "Embellishments," published by Chatoyant, 2003.

Publications and Prizes

(Chatoyant, 2003)
, Of a Transient Nature
(Knut House Press, 2016)
, What Brings You to Del Amo
(University Press of New England, 2007)
All This Useless Beauty: Women Poets on Housework
(University of Iowa Press, 2005)
, Are You Experienced? Baby Boomers at Midlife
(University of Iowa Press, 2004)
, Manthology: The Male Experience
(University of Iowa Press, 2006)
13th Moon, Antioch Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Boulevard, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poet Lore, Quarterly West, Spoon River Poetry Review, Western Humanities Review, Witness
Prizes Won: 
Morse Poetry Prize for a poetry book competition; Louis Untermeyer Scholar in Poetry at Breadloaf; first prize Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award; second prize Writers@Work; finalist Dana Prize in poetry; finalist for the National Poetry Competition for the National Writers' Union.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Poems 1962-2012 by Louise Gluck
Deep Lane by Mark Doty
The Wellspring by Sharon Olds
The Narrow Door by Paul Lisicky

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Caucasian, Other
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Deerfield, IL
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Last updated: Mar 16, 2016